The Final Frontier
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Mon December 17, 2012

Forest Gibson On How Video Production Reconnected Him To His Childhood Dream

Buzz Aldrin's space suit in a science museum in London.
Credit Flickr/Scott Wylie

When Forest Gibson was a kid he dreamed of exploring space. As an adult, he put aside that dream the same way he put aside the toy rockets he used to launch into the Yakima sky. Then this past August, he made a goofy video spoofing NASA and the Curiosity rover landing on Mars. Forest tells KUOW’s Dave Beck how his viral video connected him to space in a way he never could have imagined.

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