Join Phil McAlister from NASA Headquarters for an insider’s look at the partnerships between the space agency and private companies and what it means for future low-earth orbit and deep-space missions.
April 13 will mark the 50th anniversary of the oxygen tank explosion in Apollo 13’s service module. Relive the harrowing mission and learn about what led to NASA’s most successful failure with Jim Remar, President and CEO of the Cosmosphere International Science Education Center & Space Museum in Hutchinson, Kansas.
Dr. Charles Bourland will be in conversation with Eric Ward, Vice President for Public Programs, about the history of space food. Dr. Bourland began work at the NASA in 1969 and developed food and packages for Apollo, Apollo-Soyuz, Skylab, Shuttle, Shuttle/Mir, and the International Space Station.
Join Eric Ward, the Library’s Vice President for Public Programming, from 11:00 a.m. to noon for a curator’s talk on his latest exhibition, To the Moon: The Science of Apollo.