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Chandler Downtown Public Library

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22 S. Delaware St.
Chandler, AZ 85225 United States
480-782-2800 https://www.chandlerlibrary.org/contact-downtown2.html

July 2019

Arizona Goes to the Moon

July 6 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Chandler Downtown Public Library, 22 S. Delaware St.
Chandler, AZ 85225 United States
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Arizona played a key role in preparing to send humans to the moon in the late 1960s/early 1970s. The Apollo astronauts themselves traveled to the Grand Canyon and volcanic fields around the state to learn geology and practice their lunar excursions. Meanwhile, U.S. Geological Survey engineers worked with NASA staff members to develop and test instruments while artists joined forces with scientists to create detailed maps of the moon that were critical to navigating around lunar surface. Kevin Schindler is…

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