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Celebrating Alan Shepard: 50 Years of American
Space Travel

Thursday, May 5th, 2011
7:30 - 9:00 p.m.


Admission is free

Join us for the 50th anniversary of Alan Shepard's historic flight aboard Freedom 7. Griffith Observatory Astronomical Observer, Anthony Cook, recalls the voyage of America's first astronaut in space.


"I must admit, maybe I am a piece of history after all."
-Alan Shepard