WELCOME HOME BUZZ!: Buzz Lightyear Returns from Space to a Homecoming Parade at the Magic Kingdom — Oct. 2, 2009

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WELCOME HOME BUZZ!:  Amidst confetti and streamers, a 12-inch-tall Buzz Lightyear toy receives a hero's welcome Oct. 2, 2009 at the Magic Kingdom.  The toy, which returned from space Sept. 11, 2009 after spending 15 months onboard the International Space Station (ISS), rode atop a tiny remote control car as it made its way down Main Street, U.S.A.

WELCOME HOME BUZZ!: Amidst confetti and streamers, a 12-inch-tall Buzz Lightyear toy receives a hero’s welcome Oct. 2, 2009 at the Magic Kingdom in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The toy, which returned from space Sept. 11, 2009 after spending 15 months onboard the International Space Station (ISS), rode atop a tiny remote control car as it made its way down Main Street, U.S.A. in front of thousands of theme park guests. Astronaut Buzz Aldrin and ISS Expedition 18 astronaut Michael Fincke joined the “Toy Story” space ranger toy in the Walt Disney World parade. (Kent Phillips, photographer)

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