Flagstaff Festival of Science update for March 12 — ‘One Small Step for Humankind, One Giant Leap for a Small Company’ on March 13

| March 11, 2019
Lunar Legacy Calendar
Video: Moon Mapping Lecture 
One Small Step for Humankind, One Giant Leap for a Small Company
Rafael Pinto, W. L. Gore & Associates
March 13th, 6:00
Coconino Community College, Lone Tree Campus
Hear how a local company, W. L. Gore & Associates, played a key role in the success of the Apollo mission and man’s first walk on the moon in 1969. Join experts from Gore’s Aerospace team to find out how they used their knowledge and materials expertise to develop ground-breaking products that met the stringent requirements for space and the lunar surface. Find out how this historical event helped a small company evolve into one of today’s most innovative and unique organizations that is pushing boundaries and improving lives.

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Speaker and Activity Volunteer Sign-Up is Now Active

We are looking for scientists, engineers or other sciencey folks to share their work and passion with the Northern Arizona Community.
Go to the Festival website (scifest.org) or follow this link to go to our sign-up for lecturers, in school speakers, hosting or leading an activity, and Science in the Park booth. This is the first year that all sign-ups are done online. Please contact Brandon at lurieba@gmail.com if you have any difficulty or questions. All applications are due by April 30th.

The 2018 SCI Talks are now online! Visit our YouTube page to watch videos from the past four years of SCI Talks. This past year featured Rob Kellar presenting on regenerative medicine, TJ Janecek sharing his story of building a technology company in Flagstaff, Billy Cordasco exploring the intersection of art and scientific study at Babbitt Ranches and Emma Wharton recounting the building of grit in teenagers on the Colorado River with Grand Canyon Youth. All talks are approximately 20 minutes or less and given by local Flagstaff scientists, engineers, educators and artists.

Add to Flagstaff’s Lunar Legacy

Contact the Festival of Science: info@scifest.org

Do you have a personal story to share about the lunar missions and Northern Arizona? We would love to add your voice to our oral history of Flagstaff’s unique relationship with the early space pioneers.

Lunar Legacy Lecture Series

6 PM, 2nd Wednesday of Every Month
Coconino Community College Lone Tree Campus

The Flagstaff Festival of Science proudly presents:
The Lunar Legacy Lecture Series!

This FREE 18-month speaker series celebrates the Apollo Moon Missions and Flagstaff’s Critical role in these historic lunar landings. Parking is FREE for this series.

All Flagstaff Festival of Science activities are free thanks to the hosting organizations, presenters and our generous supporters!
The Flagstaff Festival of Science is made possible through the generous support of businesses, organizations, foundations and individuals. Major sponsors include W. L. Gore & Associates, City of Flagstaff/BBB Revenues, Flagstaff Arts Council, Northern Arizona University, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, Arizona Community Foundation of Flagstaff, Science Sandbox, Wells Fargo and Peaks Audio Productions.

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