Celebrate the 45th Anniversary of Apollo 11 at Discovery Center

Colorado Springs, Colorado. July 11, 2014 – July 17 is the day the Space Foundation has chosen for its celebration of the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. The public is invited to join in the celebration and hear first-hand from three men closely involved in this historic period at NASA.

The Apollo 11 Fireside Chat is free of charge and will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 17, at the Discovery Center, 4425 Arrowswest Drive, Colorado Springs. The speakers are:

  • CAPT Bruce McCandless, (USN Retired), former NASA astronaut
  • Marlowe Cassetti, former executive with NASA, McDonnell Douglas and Boeing
  • Lou Ramon, former NASA employee in Flight Crew Operations and Mission Operations Directorates
  • Join these speakers as they reflect on the Apollo program, its impact on history, the challenges of the time and lessons learned for the future in manned spaceflight. Refreshments will be served following a Q&A session. This presentation is not recommended for children younger than 12 years old.

    Please RSVP by July 15 for this free Fireside Chat at CustServ@SpaceFoundation.org or 719.576.8000.