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Free Friday Feature at Franklin, "The Dish"

In a sheep pasture outside the little town of Parkes in New South Wales stands the pride of Australian astronomy, a radio telescope the size of a football field. In 1969, it gets a momentous assignment: relaying the television signals from the moon that will show Neil Armstrong's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind. Parents strongly cautioned: PG 13 Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13

Explore the Universe with Dr. H

Jul 16
Tuesday 3:00 pm
Meet Dr. K. Renee Horton, NASA scientist and children’s author. This Open House event includes games, crafts, activities and Dr. H reading and signing her new book!
Dr. K. Renee Horton is a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and lifelong lover of science and NASA. A graduate of Louisiana State University with a B.S. of Electrical Engineering with a minor in Math in 2002 and a Ph.D. in Material Science with a concentration in Physics, becoming the first African American to graduate from the University of Alabama in 2011 in this area.


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