Experience the 1969 Apollo 11 Moon Landing at Douglas County Libraries
This summer, July 20 to be exact, marks the 50th anniversary of the first spaceflight to land humans on the moon. You’re invited to celebrate that thrilling feat and “fly to the moon” at Douglas County Libraries in Highlands Ranch – James H. LaRue (9292 S. Ridgeline Blvd.) on Saturday, June 8, from 6-7:30 p.m.
“Fly Me to the Moon: Apollo 11 Lunar Landing,” presented by Richard Blake of STEMpunkED, will revisit the day the Earth stood still as humans walked on the moon and realized a dream of exploration bridging cultures and time. Blake’s multimedia-rich presentation includes video and images that bring to life the Cold War, the space race, and the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo projects. You’ll also witness the Apollo 11 journey, the moon landing, and mankind’s first steps upon it.
Several curated displays and dioramas depicting the technologies and accomplishments of the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo space programs will also be exhibited at the event.
“Fly Me to the Moon” is ideal for space enthusiasts ages 8 and older. The event is free to the public, but space is limited. Register here or by calling (303) 791-7323 today.
For more information, visit DCL.org or call (303) 791-7323.
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