We Came in Peace: 50 Years on the Moon

6:00 p.m.
Elsmere Library
30 Spruce Avenue
Elsmere, Delaware 19805
Sharon Concannon

On July 20, 1969, in full view of earthlings back home, an American named Neil Armstrong became the first human being to leave a footprint on another celestial body, our moon. Armstrong, together with his crewmates Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin on the moon and Michael Collins orbiting above, united humanity and made history.

This presentation examines that history: the people, the air and space crafts, the competition, the politics, and the tragedies surrounding the American moon landings as well as the men, women, and machines that made it possible.

Funded project of Delaware Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.