Local Author Nancy Atkinson
Branch: Sauk Centre
Date: Tue Sep 24, 2019
Agegroups: Adults, Teens, All Ages
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Join local author Nancy Atkinson for the launch of her new book, Eight years to the moon. Nancy is a science journalist who writes mainly about space exploration and astronomy and is an editor and writer for Universe Today and a NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador. "Eight Years to the Moon: The History of the Apollo Missions," tells the unique personal stories of over 60 engineers and scientists who worked behind the scenes to make it possible to land on the Moon. The stories are fun, heart-warming and heart-breaking, and show the dedication and perseverance it took to overcome the challenges, hurdles and conflicts of doing things that had never been done before.