Senator George Smathers of Florida and President John F. Kennedy at Pad B, Complex 37, Cape Canaveral, Florida, where they were briefed on the Saturn rocket.

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Lowell Lecture

NASA: From the Moon to Mars and Beyond

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June 19, 2019 at 5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


John F. Kennedy Library
Columbia Point Boston, MA 02125
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Michael Collins, Charles Bolden, Ellen Ochoa, Dava Newman, and Ellen Stofan

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John F. Kennedy Library




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In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing, Apollo 11 Lunar Command Module pilot Michael Collins, former NASA administrator Charles Bolden, former director of the Johnson Space Center Ellen Ochoa, and former NASA deputy administrator Dava Newman discuss NASA’s past, present, and future with National Air and Space Museum director Ellen Stofan. This program is supported in part by Raytheon Company and Draper.