IAA Apollo Celebrations

There is huge interest in the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission in July 1969 and to this effect the IAA has two exhibitions running featuring memorabilia from the time as well as a talk on the subject by IAA Past president and IFAS Chair Paul Evans.

One exhibition runs over the weekend 6th and 7th July at Portballintrae Village Hall This is open from 10:30 - 16:00 on both days and there will be a talk "Navigation Through the Ages" in the main hall at 15:00 on the Sunday by IAA President Brian Beesley

The other exhibition is currently open and runs until 31st July in the Bangor Carnegie Library

On 18th July at 15:00 Paul Evans will give a talk on the subject "Apollo 11: To the Moon and back half a century ago". This covers the story, starting in 1944, of why and how they went to the Moon.