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Apollo legacy: how engineers landed people on the moon

School of Physics & Astronomy
Thursday 20th July 2023 (18:00-19:00)

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Astronaut in helmet staring up at the stars

Apollo legacy: how engineers landed people on the moon

B1, Physics Building, University of Nottingham Nottingham NG7 2RD

This interactive lecture uses archive footage of the Apollo 11 spacecraft landing on the Moon in July 1969 and how engineers (from many backgrounds) made this happen. We will briefly look at the Artemis programme to get the first woman and the first person of colour to walk on the Moon in the next few years!

There will also be UK built rocket engines from the 50’s and 60’s as well as some examples of how you can get involved in Space Engineering at home. We will also highlight some of the amazing work the University of Nottingham does in Space and spaceflight applications.

This lecture is part of the monthy science public lecture series. These events showcase research from scientists at the University of Nottingham and are free and open to all! 

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