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Featured Flashback: Al Worden's World Records


Being an astronaut has its benefits! While speaking at a seminar in Oxford, England, Apollo 15 astronaut Al Worden received a special surprise. A representative from Guinness World Records presented Worden with two Guinness World Records for his accomplishments during the Apollo 15 mission, but to his dismay there was no beer!

Listen to Worden recall this lighthearted story, and find out how he finally got the beer!



Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex’s Tell Me a Story video series shares incredible experiences from real astronauts. For a complete playlist of this series and Untold Stories from the Rocket Ranch, explore through the visitor complex’s YouTube Channel, ExploreSpaceKSC.