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Evening Lecture: Canada’s Contributions to Apollo

There will be a guest speaker giving 40-minute lectures starting at 7:15pm and repeating a second time at 8:30pm. Seating is limited in the auditorium, no tickets required, the gallery hall will also be open to self-guided tours.

Abstract:

A closer look at how Canadians and Canadian industry contributed to the Apollo 11 mission.

Speaker Bio:

Chris Gainor is a historian of technology and writer specializing in space exploration and aeronautics. He holds a PhD in the history of technology from the University of Alberta, and he is currently writing a history of the Hubble Space Telescope for NASA. He is the author of five books, and his writings have appeared in many publications. His first book, ‘Arrows to the Moon,’ outlined Canada’s contributions to the U.S. space program, especially the Apollo program. His fifth book, The Bomb and America’s Missile Age, has recently been published. Chris is President of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada and Editor of Quest: The History of Spaceflight Quarterly.

Earlier Event: April 27
Star Parties 2019