Natural History Museum Presents Three Space Films

June 4, 2008
News Release

WHEN: Friday, June 27; 5 p.m.Saturday, June 28; 5 p.m.Sunday, June 29; 5 p.m.

WHERE: National Museum of Natural History10th Street and Constitution Avenue N.W.Baird Auditorium (ground floor) and rotunda (first floor)

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. SEATING IS FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE.

In the Shadow of the Moon (June 27; 5 p.m.)
Introduction and welcome by Jeannie Kranz of the United Space Alliance in Houston; additional remarks by Duncan Copp, producer of “In the Shadow of the Moon”

Apollo 13 (June 28; 5 p.m.)
Introduction and welcome by Kranz; additional remarks by T.K. Mattingly, the astronaut who stayed behind but then helped to bring the crew home safely

2001: A Space Odyssey (June 29; 5 p.m.)
Introduction and welcome by Kranz; additional remarks by Garret Reisman—one of the astronauts currently inhabiting the International Space Station—via taped message from space to mark the 40th anniversary of the film

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Randall Kremer

(202) 633-0817

kremerr@si.edu

National Museum of Natural History
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