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Date:
July 20, 2019
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Time Details:
See calendar post for museum exhibition opening Fri., July 19 and continuing through Sept. 30th
Location:
The Spellman Museum of Stamps and Postal History
Address:
241 Wellesley Street
Weston, MA 02493
Contact:
617-784-5838
Cost:
free admission to exhibit 9-5pm courtesy of the Highland Street Foundation
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Moon Landing Guest Speaker at the Spellman

Saturday, July 20, 2019

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the landing on the moon, a special exhibit featuring stamps about space exploration and the moon landing entitled “The Eagle Has Landed” opens Fri., July 19. On Saturday, Guest Speaker David Meerman Scott will give a free talk about his experiences with the Apollo space project. Scott is the co-author of "Marketing The Moon: The Selling of the Apollo Lunar Project" and also was a consulting producer to the PBS American Experience mini-series "Chasing the Moon." He will display and explain several artifacts from his collection including such items as command module, a LRL moon rock container, a lunar meteorite, and an Apollo 13 training star chart. Scott will also sign copies of his book and be available for questions. David Ball, NASA/JPL ambassador, will moderate the evening and will display some of his astrophilatelic philatelic material and space gear from both the Gemini and Apollo missions.