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A Triumph of American Technology: Remembering the 1969 Apollo Moon Landing on Its 50th Anniversary

April 10 @ 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm

Free and open to the public

The Department of History is hosting a colloquium on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing on Wednesday, April 10, at 5:15pm in 205 Gorgas. It will include talks by Dr. Richard Branam, Assistant Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, titled “How We Got There: the Technology of Rocketry and Space Flight,” Dr. Margaret Peacock, Associate Professor of History, titled “The Space Race: Beating the Ruskies to the Moon,” and Dr. Harold Selesky, Associate Professor of History, titled “Climbing the Mountain: From Flopnik to a Giant Leap for Mankind.”

The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

Cost

Free and open to the public

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Date:
April 10
Time:
5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free and open to the public
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Venue

Gorgas Library 205
United States

Organizer

Harold Selesky