50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing
Northbrook Public Library
1201 Cedar Ln.
Historian Jim Gibbons will discuss the space goal proposed by President John F. Kennedy in 1961 and how it was fulfilled for the U.S. in 1969. Gibbons will explain how Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon with Aldrin following behind 20 minutes later. He will discuss how both men spent almost a full day on the surface of the moon, bringing back many lunar items with them, and how this launched an important part of American history.
Event Cost: Free.
Event Times: 1-2:30 p.m.
Neighborhood: North/Northwest Suburbs