APOLLO 11 ANNIVERSARY
WHERE: Student Resource Center's room 2000 at College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn
WHEN: 5:30 p.m. July 20, with lecture at 7:30 p.m.
COST AND INFO: Free, but pre-registration required at 630-942-2208; www.cod.edu/news/2019/june/apollo11celebration.aspx
ABOUT: A lecture on “Mankind’s Greatest Adventure: Apollo Reaches the Moon” will be presented by COD Assistant Professor of Astronomy Joe DalSanto. The celebration opens with interactive booths on Apollo program-related topics, including virtual reality exhibits from the COD Astronomy Club and Glen Ellyn Public Library, model rockets from the Northern Illinois Rocketry Society, a real moon rock, a lunar activity table from SciTech Museum, stomp rockets and space demos from American Science and Surplus, and telescopic sky viewing with the Naperville Astronomy Association. In addition, Dr. David Chudwin, author of “I was a Teenage Space Reporter: From Apollo 11 to Our Future in Space,” will sign copies of his book.