The Past, Present, and Future of Space Flight

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October 18, 2019


Alley Pond Environmental Center


Tween, Teen, Adult


Event description:

Jessica Cimini-Samuels, NASA Ambassador and science educator, will explore the history of manned science flight, including the Mercury, Gemini, Apollo and Shuttle programs. July 20th marked the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing - a tremendous accomplish for manned space travel. Learn the answers to: - Where are we in space travel, as NASA prepares to send astronauts to Mars and beyond? - What has NASA been doing since the retirement of the Shuttle program in July 2011? - What, and where, is the future of the space program – the Orion Program, SLS and beyond?

Address: 228-06 Northern Blvd.
Douglaston, NY 11362
Phone: 718-229-4000

About Alley Pond Environmental Center

Stroller parking: Yes
Stroller check: Yes

The Alley Pond Environmental Center (APEC), a nonprofit environmental education organization, is dedicated to educating children and adults in the New York metropolitan area, protecting and preserving Alley Pond Park, open spaces and waterbodies, and advocating for sustainable environmental policies and practices.

Alley Pond Park is the home of the Douglaston Estate Windmill, a reminder of their agricultural past. 

Play area: No
Party room: No

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