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Evan Weiner

March 2021

Virtual Event: The Space Race—Getting to the Moon, a Tale of the Cold War, Bringing Nazis to America and Cutting Corners

Saturday March 13 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong popped up a hatch and went down a ladder. In seconds, he put his foot on the moon. It was the culmination of what President John F. Kennedy wanted in 1961. A man on the moon. But the space program’s rooted went back to World War II. America accepted German scientists and started work on a program to explore space. There were many successes and failures including the Apollo 1 spacecraft command module catching…

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