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JOHN F KENNEDY PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM June 19, 2019 Schedule of Events

....a daylong symposium highlighting the history that led to the first Moon landing, current scientific and technological space initiatives, and the future of space exploration

JOHN  F KENNEDY PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing and President Kennedy’s vision launching the effort to get there, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, with Ambassador Caroline Kennedy, will host a daylong symposium highlighting the history that led to the first Moon landing, current scientific and technological space initiatives, and the future of space exploration. The program will challenge Americans to learn from the past, draw inspiration from President Kennedy’s vision, and renew our civic commitment to solving the great challenges of our own time.


June 19, 2019 Schedule of Events

10:30am-12:00pm

Astronauts Speak: Dispatches from the International Space Station

An extraordinary panel of international astronauts from the United States, Japan, Italy, and Russia will discuss the international cooperation that has been essential to so many of the scientific and technological breakthroughs resulting from human space exploration.

10:30am-3:30pm

Experience Space Expo (JFK Library Pavilion)

A special opportunity for the public and Summit attendees to see the history and future of space exploration first hand. Exhibitors will include corporations, laboratories, and academic institutions all deeply involved in the past and future of space exploration.

1:00pm-2:30pm

Earth, Moon, Planets, and Cosmos:

What We Know and What Discoveries Await

Former NASA Earth Science Division Director Michael Freilich will examine how satellites have revolutionized our understanding Planet Earth. Scientists Maria Zuber, MIT Professor of Geophysics, Laurie Leshin, President, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and Sara Seager, MIT Professor of Planetary Science and Physics, will discuss scientific discoveries that have changed our understanding of the universe beyond Planet Earth, and questions that still remain unanswered. 

2:45pm-4:15pm

Apollo: Missions from the Moon Screening

Join us for a special preview of National Geographic’s latest documentary, Apollo: Missions from the Moon, airing in July 2019. By award-winning director Tom Jennings, this extraordinary film is the result of 20 years of meticulous research to gather all the film footage, images, and recordings made behind the scenes of the Apollo missions to tell this remarkable story as it happened – for the first time. 

5:00pm-7:30pm

NASA: From the Moon to Mars and Beyond

Apollo 11 Lunar Command Module pilot Michael Collins, former NASA administrator Charles Bolden, former director of the Johnson Space Center Ellen Ochoa, and former NASA deputy administrator Dava Newman discuss NASA’s past, present, and future with National Air and Space Museum director Ellen Stofan. 


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THE JFK LIBRARY SPACE SUMMIT AND KENNEDY LIBRARY FORUMS

ARE PRESENTED WITH GENEROUS SUPPORT FROM:

JOHN F.KENNEDY PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

Columbia Point, Boston, MA 02125

(617) 514-1550    Visit Us Today

 

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