Tuesday, July 7, 2009

40th Anniversary: Exhibits and Celebrations

On view in the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum, Apollo 11 Command Module Columbia, explicit demonstration of the stress of re-entry at 40,000 kilometers per hour.

By Beth J. Harpaz
AP Travel Editor
Silicon Vally Mercury News

On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the moon. Forty years later, a variety of museums, space centers and other institutions are marking the anniversary with events, exhibits, concerts and lectures.

A few details on some of the bigger activities and venues, HERE.

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