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Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11

Mountain View Regional Library

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

| Free

On July 16th, 1969 three men made history by being the first men to be launched into space and successfully land on the moon. Join NASA Ambassador Chris Thompson and the Mountain View Regional Library as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch. Mountain View patrons will join the history books by being able to touch space rocks just like Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. Lunar and space meteorites and other NASA memorabilia will be on display for patrons to look at and touch. Mr. Thompson will also discuss the history of the Apollo missions and the future of NASA and space exploration.

Chris Thompson is a human resource professional who also shares his love of Astronomy and Space in his role as a NASA Ambassador. Mr. Thompson conducts workshops and lectures to adults and children. He is also the president of the Meteorite Association of Georgia and a member of the International Meteorite Collectors Association, (NASA, 2019).

Come touch space like an astronaut on Tuesday, July 16th from 7 pm to 8 pm at the Mountain View Regional Library. For more information, call the Mountain View Regional Library at 770-509-2725, or visit the Adult Reference Desk.

Intended for ages 18 and above.

No registration required.


Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11


Tuesday, July 16, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Micah Gross


Mountain View Regional Library
3320 Sandy Plains Road
Marietta, GA 30066 United States
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(770) 509-2725