See a preview of the upcoming AMERICAN EXPERIENCE film, Chasing the Moon, to take a look at the tension and excitement surrounding the launch of Apollo 11 on July 16, 1969 as well as the subsequent moon landing. There will be a panel discussing the screening and the space race.
The panel will be moderated by Ron Katz, director of advancement & external relations for the New England Air Museum. Other panelists will be Jim Greenwood, Assistant Professor at Wesleyan Univeristy, Priyamvada Natarajan, Professor at Yale University, Seth Redfield, Associate Professor and Chair at Wesleyan University, and Donald Rethke, a former Hamiltaon Sundstrand Engineer.
Enter-to-win opportunities are also available at the event, with the chance to win four passes to the New England Air Museum’s Apollo 11 Anniversary event on July 20, 2019 and a trip to the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.
The event will be held in Lincoln Theater on the University of Hartford Campus on May 23rd, 2019 at 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT.