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Apollo Legacy Featuring Apollo Astronaut Fred Haise

Apollo Legacy Featuring Apollo Astronaut Fred Haise

July 20, 1969 marks a historic day in American History. Apollo 11 landed the first two people on the Moon. During the 50th Anniversary of this event, Columbus State University is excited to celebrate the program that led to the Moon landing with featured special guest, legendary Apollo 13 Astronaut Fred Haise.  Fred’s harrowing mission to the Moon was immortalized in the Academy-Award winning motion picture, Apollo 13 with Bill Paxton playing Astronaut Haise. Don’t miss the opportunity to see this hero of the American space program in person.

Friday: Fred Haise Keynote "Failure is Not an Option" at 7 p.m. University Hall, Columbus State University.  Make a Pre-Seating Reservation Here

Saturday: A day full of activities including an appearance by Apollo 13 Lunar Module Pilot Fred Haise, building and launching Saturn V Air Rockets, sitings of real Moon Rocks & Other Space Artifacts.  Buy tickets for Saturday Here.

Location: 701 Front Avenue Columbus, GA 31901

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