In MAGNIFICENT DESOLATION: the Long Journey Home from the Moon, written by Buzz Aldrin with Ken Abraham, Aldrin recounts America’s historic initial moon landing – from takeoff to splashdown – and the two decades of profound struggle that followed.
Admission to the lecture is free and open to the public. MAGNIFICENT DESOLATION: the Long Journey Home from the Moon is available for purchase in the MFAH Shop. The public should call 713-639-7360 for retail information.
To mark the 40th anniversary of man’s landing on the moon, the MFAH presents The Moon: “Houston, Tranquility Base Here. The Eagle has Landed,” an exhibition that chronicles man’s enduring fascination over five centuries with our nearest planetary neighbor, opening Sunday, September 27, 2009.
Time: 7 p.m.
Friday, July 10, 2009
Location: Brown Auditorium Theater, Caroline Wiess Law Building, 1001 Bissonnet, 713-639-7300