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Celebrating Apollo 17's 50th Anniversary starts shortly on Dec 21 (Wed) at 07:00 PM.

Celebrating Apollo 17's 50th Anniversary


Online Public

Type: General Meetings

Keywords: Apollo Moon General Meeting

Held on: Dec 21, 2022 (Wed) at 07:00 PM to Dec 21, 2022 (Wed) at 08:30 PM

Online Location: Please sign in to see online meeting location.

Speaker: Keith Krumm, NASA Solar System Ambassador

Location: Physics/Astronomy Auditorium (PAA), Room A102, Seattle, Washington

Event Coordinator: Keith Krumm


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Title: Celebrating Apollo 17's 50th Anniversary

Abstract: 50 years ago this month Apollo 17 was on the moon from December 7 - 19, 1972. This was the last time humans were there.

We would like to take this time to review and remember this amazing program, and the last humans on the lunar surface.  For those of us who were watching live, let’s share our memories: throwing a hammer on the moon, driving a car, singing Christmas songs, the science, and the amazing images of the lunar surface….just to name a few.

And, for those too young to remember this is a good time to appreciate the giants whose shoulders we stand. Please join us for this discussion and celebration.  Also, if you can make it to the UW, we will have some great NASA handouts.


Every month SAS meets for our general meeting commonly featuring a guest speaker and presentation. It also provides members a chance to engage and be in community with each other.

As always, our monthly general meetings are open to both SAS members and the public. We hope to see you online and/or in-person soon!

Members log in for link / Public please request link at outreach@seattleastro.org (All are welcome in-person!)

Questions? outreach@seattleastro.org