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How Pittsburgh Put a Man on the Moon

Dec 27, 2018 - Dec 27, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Heinz History Center
1212 Smallman St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Masich, the History Center’s president and CEO, will discuss the incredible story of how Pittsburgh helped put a man on the Moon, and reveal some unexpected Pittsburgh innovations and connections to the 1969 Moon landing.

Prior to Andy’s discussion, don’t miss Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission, a once-in-a-lifetime exhibition developed in partnership with the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum. The exhibit features a national treasure – the Command Module Columbia – along with more than 100 extraordinary artifacts like Buzz Aldrin’s space helmet, a Moon rock, the Apollo 11 crew’s survival kit, and much more!

Admission to “How Pittsburgh Put a Man on the Moon” includes a special Holiday Hot Cocoa Bar and access to the History Center’s six floors of exhibitions, including Destination Moon, the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum, and more.

Tickets are $18 for adults, $9 for kids 6-17, and free for History

Center members and kids age 5 and under.

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