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Dawn of the Space Age
July 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
One event on July 12, 2019 at 7:00 pm
One event on July 19, 2019 at 7:00 pm
One event on July 26, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Fridays – July 5, 12, 19, and 26 at 7:00 pm
A special celebration for the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 first landing on the Moon! Experience the beginning of space travel, from the launch of Sputnik 1 to the Apollo landings on the Moon, and from the assembly of the International Space Station to the first private space flights. Trace the initial competition of political systems for supremacy in space, and the peaceful collaboration between nations today. Learn about the men and women who braved the risks of space travel. Relive humans first steps into the cosmos and take a glimpse into the future space travel, all in Dawn of the Space Age!
FMI: (207) 581-1341 or http://astro.umaine.edu