July 20, 2019
Moon Landing 50th Anniversary Screening "For All Mankind"
Phone: (520) 621-9317
Venue: The Loft Cinema
Time: Starting: 2:00 PM
Admission: Regular Admission Prices
Blast off as The Loft Cinema celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing with a special screening of the award-winning documentary, "For All Mankind," screened on the actual day of the Moon Landing in 1969! This Science on Screen event will feature an introduction by Dr. William Boynton, UA professor of Astrobiology Research, Cosmochemistry, Lunar Studies, Small Bodies and Geochemistry. Dr. Boynton analyzed Apollo samples after they were first brought back to Earth, and has been involved with recent work on the Moon. In between, he has built instruments for spacecraft traveling to a variety of places in the Solar System, including Mars.
Sponsored by the Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium. Thanks to our community partners, UA Planetary Sciences and UA Lunar and Planetary Laboratory. This event is presented in collaboration with moonfest, taking place through July 20.