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Henley–On–Thames Celebrates Moon Landing

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Moon Landing

50 years ago at 9.17pm on 20th July 1969 science fiction came face to face with science fact, when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to land on another celestial body and Henley-On-Thames will be marking the exact date and time of the Moon landing:

Moon AstronautSaturday 20th July 2019

Market Place, Henley On Thames

19.00 to 19.45 – Holsts ‘ The Planets’

19.45 to 22.15 – Audio – Video Event

Entrance Free. Voluntarily donations in support of Gillotts School

From 19.00 bring your own chairs to market Place and settle in for an evening of NASA film and sound archives on a giant LED screen with commentary from a former NASA Apollo scientist to relive:

  • The origins of the space race in the Cold War
  • Ground shaking launch of the first voyage of mankind into deep space
  • Edge of seat moments when Apollo 11 came close to aborting the moon landing
  • First steps of Mankind on the moon
  • What really happened inside the lunar module to rescue the stricken Apollo 13
  • The moment when astronauts of Apollo 17 discovered the moon rocks that have answered the question of how the moon was formed and life on Earth began

Student ‘Moon Lander’ science prize awards at exactly 9.17pm

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