Splashdown 45 - USS Hornet Museum Celebrates Apollo 11 Anniversary

Honoring the Past… Inspiring the Future…

This site is devoted to the public commemoration of the Apollo 11 moon mission --  the first time humans walked on the moon and their safe recovery by the aircraft carrier USS Hornet upon their return to Earth. Visit here for the latest updates and information about the special guests, schedule of events, exhibits and activities, ticket packages, and more.

Buzz Aldrin Book Signing

Included with Purchase of Book from Ship's Store Only and Daytime Attendance

Buzz Aldrin will sign his new book: Mission to Mars: My Vision for Space Exploration

PLEASE NOTE: Dr. Aldrin has stipulated he will only sign copies of his book purchased at the Museum’s Ship Store. He will also NOT sign any other materials, books, or personal items. In order to make this event enjoyable for all our guests, there will be a limit of two (2) books per person. 

This book is available for purchase at the Museum's Ship Store and advance orders are highly recommended to ensure receipt of a copy.

The USS Hornet Museum is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and a registered State and National Historic Landmark. 
The Museum's official website is www.uss-hornet.org.
USS HORNET MUSEUM • 707 W. Hornet Ave, Pier 3 • Alameda, CA 94501 • (510) 521-8448