From the Earth to the Moon to Sussex!

Guest of honour this year at Goodwood is none other than astronaut Buzz Aldrin who forty years ago joined Neil Armstrong in a giant leap for mankind.

On a slightly more ‘down to Earth’ mission today (pun intended), he thrilled the crowds here as Lord March’s special guest.

After arriving in a very American Vietnam-era ‘Huey’, he proceeded to take part in the judging for the Freddie March Spirit of Aviation concours event – a kind of Cartier Style et Luxe for the finest airborne machinery – but not before he’d told the rapt audience how he saw the space programme progressing and informing them that they could thank him for bringing the sunshine with him from the ‘States..!

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