Why go to the Moon? Apollo, the Space Race, and the Many Faces of Lunar Exploration

Free•Open To The Public

This presentation will discuss the Moon as a target for human exploration and eventual settlement. It will explore the more than 50-year efforts to reach the Moon, as well as discuss the rationales for spaceflight and ideas for returning to the moon in the twenty-first century. Featuring Roger Launius (retired NASA, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum), this event is part of the 1968/69-2018/19: Historic Upheavals, Enduring Aftershocks Series, co-sponsored by the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics, Minnesota Space Grant Consortium and others. Free and open to the public.

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Category
Public lecture
Special event
Start date
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, 3:30 p.m.
Location

Northrop, Best Buy Theater