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To Land on the Moon: Huntsville and the Apollo Program

  • UAH M. Louis Salmon Library Art Gallery
  • 301 Sparkman Dr NW
  • Huntsville, AL 35899
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This exhibit highlights the roles of Huntsville and its inhabitants and their contributions to the early space race and the Apollo program. The majority of the materials on display are housed in UAH Special Collections and Archives. 

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) will host a variety of events and activities to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 landing on the moon.  UAH has played a key role in America’s space program since Marshall Space Flight Center Director Dr. Wernher von Braun helped create the university’s Research Institute in the early 1960s. Since that time, UAH has become a leading research university in aerospace engineering. 

UAH ranks 5th in the nation in aeronautical and astronautical engineering, according to the National Science Foundation. The campus is also 11th in the U.S. in NASA-sponsored research, according to the NSF.

  • July 14, 2019 - July 31, 2019
  • Recurring daily
  • Location: 301 Sparkman Dr NW, Huntsville, AL
  • Phone: (256) 824-4688
  • Price: No admission charged
To Land on the Moon: Huntsville and the Apollo Program
  • 07/14/2019 - 07/31/2019
  • UAH M. Louis Salmon Library Art Gallery
  • No admission charged
  • Recurring daily