Celebrating Apollo 11’s Scientific and Cultural Significance

Dr. Mae C. Jemison, the first woman of color to go into space, and presidential historian Dr. Douglas Brinkley, author of American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race, are the signature speakers for One Giant Leap: Apollo 11 @ 50, a two-day symposium presented by Hofstra University in partnership with the Cradle of Aviation Museum.

This event – scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, April 2-3, 2019 – also features Harvard University technology historian Matthew Hersch and guests from the History Channel/A+E Networks who will discuss the forthcoming premiere of an Apollo 11 documentary: Mike Stiller, Vice President of Development and Programming, and Dr. Kimberly Gilmore, Senior Historian and Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility.

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