Delaware's Ties to Apollo Spacesuits: History, Technology and Culture Lecture at Hagley

Date/Time

Mar 27, 2019
06:30 PM until 08:00 PM

Description

In July of 1969, the first men landed on the moon.  But did you know the suits that made those first steps possible were created here in Delaware?  In his lecture, Dr. Doug Lantry will discuss the history, technology, and culture of the suits as well as their links to Delaware.

 

Dr. Lantry is a curator at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force and has served as an advisor to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s “Save America’s Treasures: Threatened Artifacts of the Apollo Program” project.  Dr. Lantry received his Ph.D. in History from the University of Delaware.

 

This event is co-sponsored by the Hagley Museum and Library.  Event is free but registration is requested.

Cost

Free

Location

View map The Soda House at Hagley
298 Buck Rd
Wilmington, DE

Additional Information

Sponsor

Delaware Humanities

Phone

302-657-0650

Contact name

Ciera Fisher

Contact email

chfisher@dehumanities.org

County:

Kent County,New Castle County

Neighborhood:

New Castle,Newark,North Wilmington,Smyrna,Wilmington

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