Meet astronauts, learn about space travel and watch news footage from the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing in an event at the Da Vinci Center Sunday, July 20, that celebrates Neil Armstrong's walk on the moon.
The event is in conjunction with the Allentown science center's summer exhibition, "Space: A Journey to Our Future," which was created in cooperation with NASA.
Terry Hart, who orbited the Earth on the Challenger space shuttle in 1984 and is now a professor of mechanical engineering at Lehigh University, will talk at 1:30 p.m. Guion Bluford, who flew on four space flights and was the first African-American in space, will talk and answer questions via Skype at 2:30 p.m.
You can also learn about the about the "hopping" spacecraft being developed by the Lehigh University Hopper Project team that could replace NASA's "rover" crafts, and meet MoonMan, the center's "Space" mascot.
The event runs noon-4 p.m. Admission is $19.95, adults; $16.95, 12 and under and seniors. Info: http://www.davincicenter.org.