Buzz Aldrin will speak and sign copies of his new book, "Mission to Mars: My Vision for Space Exploration," June 3 at 6 p.m. in Washington.

The event, sponsored by Hickory Stick Bookshop, will also feature Wendell Minor, illustrator of Aldrin's two children's books, "Reaching for the Moon" and "Look to the Stars."

A brief question and answer session will follow the presentation at Washington Montessori School, 240 Litchfield Turnpike.

All three books will be available to purchase.

Reservations are required by calling 860-868-0525 due to limited space.

Tickets are $5 and may be used towards the purchase of any of the three books.

Only books purchased at the bookshop or at the event will be eligible for signing.