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

Event flyerThe Department of History is hosting a colloquium on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing on Wednesday, April 10, at 5:15 p.m. 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.