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21 Jul 2019, Imperial College Union
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17:45 Sun 21 Jul 2019 Imperial College Union
50 years to the day since men first walked on the Moon, Professor Richard Wiseman and Melanie Vandenbrouck, curator at the Royal Museums Greenwich reflect on the long footprint of those small steps.
50 years to the day since men first walked on the Moon, Professor Richard Wiseman and Melanie Vandenbrouck, curator at the Royal Museums Greenwich reflect on the long footprint of those small steps.

About This Event

On the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing, Professor Richard Wiseman and Melanie Vandenbrouck, curator at the Royal Museums Greenwich, explore the psychology behind the technology that allowed the Apollo astronauts to make their extraordinary walk. Ricahrd Wiseman is author of ‘Shoot For The Moon. Melanie Vandenbrouck from Royal Museums Greenwich who has co-curated an exhibition The Moon at the National Maritime Museum from 19 July 2019 – 5 January 2020 and co-edited an accompanying book The Moon, A Celebration of Our Celestial Neighbour.

Edited version broadcast on BBC Radio 3 during tonight’s interval

Booking is not required for this event. Entry is on a first-come-first-served basis (doors open from 30 minutes before the event begins; capacity is limited

Image: Melanie Vandenbrouck © National Maritime Museum, London

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