Coffee at the Cosmo on Thursday, May 19, is entitled, "From the Sea to the Stars: 50 years of Naval Aviation in Spaceflight." It is at 9 a.m. at the Cosmosphere and is free and open to the public.
Seven of the 12 men who walked on the moon were Navy pilots, including Neil Armstrong and Gene Cernan, the first and last men on the moon. In fact, all but one of the Apollo commanders was a Navy pilot.
Cosmosphere President and CEO Chris Orwoll, a retired Navy Commander, will be doing the presentation.
Coffee at the Cosmo is an ongoing series of free presentations at the Cosmosphere. It's the third Thursday of every month at 9 a.m. and is always free. Enjoy coffee and pastries, meet new friends, and learn something new.