Image of the Columbia Command Module, which transported the first humans to the Moon as part of the historic Apollo 11 space mission in July of 1969. The Columbia, along with many other artifacts from the Moon mission, are part of the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum exhibit, "Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission," which will open as a temporary exhibit at the Senator John Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh on September 29. More information on this traveling exhibit: Link >>> https://www.heinzhistorycenter.org/exhibits/destination-moon-apollo-11-mission
(Image Source: National Air & Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution; Photographer: Eric Long)
Astronomical Calendar for 2018 September ---
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"Astronomical Calendar: 2018 August." 2018 Aug. 1.
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Saturday, 2018 September 1.
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