Video: Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Explains 'Why We Explore'

Explore 1.jpg

“There is a little bit of danger in the unknown. But human beings are just not apt to back away from something that is a challenge,” says Astronaut Buzz Aldrin in this new video from The North Face. The video explores how humans are driven by curiosity and the need to explore. Dramatic footage and Aldrin’s wise words are the perfect recipe to motivate me to get outside, roam and yes, explore. —Amy Oberbroeckling

Explore 7.jpg

Explore 3.jpg

Scenes from “The Explorer” video

Explore 2.jpg

Highlining under a full moon

Explore 5.jpg

Might be a new meaning to the term ‘hang 10’

Explore 6.jpg