Spring 2019 Exhibition
On the Shoulders of Giants
Activities and Events
Jan. 24, 5:30 p.m., exhibit opening and debut of WEIU documentary, “To the Moon and Back: An Oral History of the Lunar Landing,” a one-hour oral history on the lunar landing that took place on July 20, 1969; West Reading Room, Booth Library.
The debut of the new documentary, To the Moon and Back: An Oral History of the Lunar Landing, a one-hour program featuring interviews by local residents who share their memories of the moon landing that took place on July 20, 1969. The documentary is the result of a collaboration between Booth Library, WEIU-TV and the EIU History Department.
Feb. 5, 8 p.m., WEIU-TV airs “To the Moon and Back: An Oral History of the Lunar Landing” documentary.
Feb. 15, 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. (two sessions), “Biological Effects on the Human Body During Spaceflight,” presented by James “Joel” Knapper, NASA Solar System Ambassador, sponsored by EIU Department of Biological Sciences; Room 3080 of Life Sciences Building.
Feb. 21, 3:30 p.m., “Baby Steps to the Moon,” presented by Steve Daniels, chairman, Department of Physics, Witters Conference Room 4440, Booth Library.
Feb. 21, 7 p.m., “Hidden Figures” film screening, co-sponsored by EIU iSTEM group; West Reading Room, Booth Library.
Feb. 28, 6:30 p.m., “Orion: Back to the Moon and Beyond,” presented by Ann Over, 35-year veteran of NASA, deputy manager of European Space Agency Service Module for the Orion Project at NASA Glenn Research Center; Witters Conference Room 4440, Booth Library.
March 3, 4 p.m., “One Giant Leap: A Musical Celebration for the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing,” presented by the Eastern Symphonic Band and Concert Band, Dvorak Concert Hall, Doudna Fine Arts Center, $6/$6/$5.
March 21, 3:30 p.m., “How to Find Killer Asteroids,” presented by Tyler Linder, astronomer at Linder Research and Development, Witters Conference Room 4440, Booth Library.
March 27, 2 p.m., “Celestial Suite,” presented by EIU Faculty Brass Quintet, Booth Library Atrium.
POSTPONED, date and location TBA, Model Rocketry Day, sponsored by School of Technology.