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AGS Timeline 2000
2000 -- The AGS Prepares for its Sesquicentennial -- 150 years of Geographical Inquiry
Throughout the coming year, the American Geographical Society has special events planned to celebrate 150 years of geographical inquiry.
On December 11, 2000, six heroes of Geography sign the AGS Fliers' and Explorers' Globe.
Walter Pitman, Bill Ryan, Brian Jones, Bertrand Piccard, Don Walsh and Neil Armstrong add their names to the AGS Fliers' and Explorers' Globe.
Neil Armstrong speaks with John Gould (center), AGS chairman, and Jerry Dobson (right), AGS Director of Exploration.