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Virtual Conference for Educators - Apollo Space Program
Apollo Space Program Virtual Conference for Educators
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Admission: Free, Registration Required

All sessions from the November 10th conference are archived and available here.

John Young Listen to a personal invitation
from space pioneer John Young:

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Join experts from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum for the Apollo Space Program Virtual Conference, a FREE one-day online conference. Forty years ago the Apollo Space Program met President Kennedy’s goal of landing a man on the moon, one of the most significant achievements of the 20th Century. Join experts as they present the challenges of the Apollo Program and examine the remarkable technologies that made the moon landings possible.

Participate in interactive discussions that highlight the Apollo program and its impact on American and world history and our lives today.

Explore ways to teach your students how to use primary source materials.

The program includes sessions of general interest and sessions for secondary teachers with ties to the NASA History Advanced Placement and Human Geography Advanced Placement projects.

New to virtual conferencing? A virtual or online conference is similar to other professional conferences only you access it online. Registration is free and open to everyone. And since we know your days are busy and the conference schedule might not fit yours, all the conference sessions are recorded and archived so you can replay or play them at any time.

This conference is generously funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Apollo 11: Buzz Aldrin and the U.S. flag on the Mo

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, lunar module pilot of the first lunar landing mission, poses for a photograph beside the deployed United States flag during an Apollo 11 Extravehicular Activity (EVA) on the lunar surface. The Lunar Module (LM) is on the left, and the footprints of the astronauts are clearly visible in the soil of the Moon.

NASA GRIN #GPN-2001-000012
Image Number: GPN-2001-000012
Credit: Photo courtesy of NASA

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