Join us this Thursday, when we partner with NASA and the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum to talk about space! To countdown to the event, we’re featuring photo, artifacts, and documents from the Space Program under Presidents Nixon and Ford.
Thursday, June 13, at noon
William G. McGowan Theater
The Space Program under Presidents Nixon and Ford
In this illustrated lecture, a panel discusses the American space program as it developed under Presidents Nixon and Ford, including the Apollo missions to the Moon, the decision to develop the space shuttle, and the 1975 Apollo–Soyuz test project.
Roger Launius, senior curator in the Division of Space History at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, will moderate a panel including John Logsdon, professor emeritus of George Washington University; William Barry, chief historian at NASA; and others.
Presented in partnership with the Smithsonian’s Air and Space Museum, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the National Archives Office of Presidential Libraries.
Watch this event live on our Ustream channel [www.ustream.tv/usnationalarchives].
Photo: Apollo-Soyuz Test Project. Saturn IB launch countdown demonstration test on July 2, 1975. Courtesy of NASA.
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