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Pass the Torch Apollo Legacy Panels

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In celebration of the Apollo 11 moon landing 50 years ago, this lecture series will feature those who lived and worked it.

Aug 29  Kenny Mitchell's Story NASA Russia Partnership-Remembering early days in setting up U.S. Embassy for International Space Station in Russia. 2:30 pm, Discovery Theater US Space & Rocket Center

Sep 5 International Space Station: Home and Work in Space-Development of ISS from NASA and contractor perspective, Boeing structure/modules; International Partner modules and nodes; scientific finds/benefits; Environmental Control Life Support System; Engineer Design and Integration. 2:30-4:30 pm, National Geographic Theater US Space & Rocket Center

Sep 12 The Apollo F-1 Recovery-Besoz Project history of the retrieval of Apollo F-1 first stage engines from the ocean by the team that studied the Titanic. 2:30 pm, Discovery Theater US Space & Rocket Center

Sep 19 Science Observatories Panel 1-Marshall Space Flight Center involvement with unmanned observatories; IUS; Hubble Space Telescope; Chandra; Telemetry Data Relay System; Skylab Apollo Telescope Mount; High Energy Astronomical Observatory. 2:30 pm, National Geographic Theater US Space & Rocket Center

Sep 19 Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) Moon Buggy-History of LRV development; how it was created in such a short timeframe and integrated into the Apollo Lunar Module and how it fulfilled its mission. 6:00 pm, Hsv Main Public Library

Sep 26 Science Observatories Panel 2-Marshall Space Flight Center involvement with unmanned observatories; Interim Upper Stage; Hubble Space Telescope; Chandra; Telemetry Data Relay System; Skylab Apollo Telescope Mount; High Energy Astronomical Observatory. 2:30 pm, National Geographic Theater US Space & Rocket Center

Oct 10  2:30-4:30 pm, NatGeo Auditorium, Davidson Center for Space Exploration, USSRC, Artemis…to the Moon and on to Mars” presented by Marcia Lindstrom

Oct 17 The Future of Space Exploration-Visionary discussions about where humankind can explore based on known designs and information at this time. 6:00 pm, Hsv Main Public Library

Oct 31 Man-System Integration, 2:30-4:30 pm, US Space & Rocket Center location TBA.

Nov 19 International Space Station: Home and Work in Space-Development of ISS from NASA and contractor perspective.  6:00 pm, Hsv Main Public Library

  • Location: Huntsville, AL
  • Price: No admission charged
Pass the Torch Apollo Legacy Panels
  • 03/14/2019 - 11/19/2019
  • Location varies by date
  • No admission charged