|THE NEIGHBORHOOD ARCHIVE - All Things Mister Rogers|
Mister Rogers shows a picture of Astronaut Al Worden and shares that he will be visiting later today. He also shows a package of films from NASA that was delievered for Mr. Worden. Mister Rogers spends some time talking about using your imagination before he sings Pretending.
Remembering his last visit with Astronaut Worden, Mister Rogers shares a film of a rocket launching with Mr. Worden's explanation of why the launch process is so firey and loud.
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Aberlin shares a photo of Astronaut Worden and informs everyone that he is on his way to the Neighborhood. When he arrives, Astronaut Worden helps Lady Elaine Fairchilde jump to her pretend moon and is turned upside down when he asks to see to Lady Elaine's boomerang in action. He compares his inverted state to the weightlessness of real space flight. Turned right-side-up, Astronaut Worden is taken by Handyman Negri to meet King Friday XIII.
Back at the house, Astronaut Worden arrives and presents Mister Rogers with an envelope of questions from children about space travel. Mr. Worden had taken the envelope with him on his trip to the moon. Sharing a few of the questions, they watch a recording of Mr. Worden's responses filmed prior to his Apollo 15 mission. While watching the film clips sent by NASA, Astronaut Worden discusses his important responsibilities in space.
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