The First Moon Landing: A History in Artifacts

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Details

Presenter: Dr. Teasel Muir-Harmony, Ph.D., Curator of the Apollo Collection, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Moderator: Dr. Rachel Riedner, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies

The material legacy of the Apollo program is immense. Thousands of artifacts from rocket engines to spacesuits to the ephemera of life aboard a spacecraft are represented in the Smithsonian’s collections. In this presentation, Teasel Muir-Harmony, curator of the Apollo collection at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, reassesses the history of the Moon landing through the most evocative objects of the Space Age.

 


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