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Versant Power Astronomy Center-Dawn of the Space Age

July 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Experience the exciting beginnings 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. Join in the vivid, historically accurate reconstruction of humans first steps into the cosmos. Learn about the men and women who braved the risks of space travel. Witness their courage, their passion and their perseverance in “Dawn of the Space Age”.

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Date:
July 19
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Website:
https://astro.umaine.edu/

Organizer

Shawn Laatsch
Phone:
(207) 581-1341
Email:
planetarium@maine.edu
Website:
http://astro.umaine.edu

Venue

Versant Power Astronomy Center
167 Rangeley Drive, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Phone:
(207) 581-1341
Website:
https://astro.umaine.edu

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