ONE GIANT LEAP: Apollo 11 @ 50 Conference Signature Speaker: Dr. Mae Jemison

Dr. Mae C. Jemison leads 100 Year Starship (100YSS), a bold, far reaching nonprofit initiative to assure the capabilities exist for human travel beyond our solar system to another star within the next 100 years.  Jemison is building a multi-faceted global community to foster the cultural, scientific, social and technical commitment, support and financial framework to accomplish the 100YSS vision-An Inclusive, Audacious Journey (that) Transforms Life Here on Earth and Beyond.  

Jemison, the first woman of color in the world to go into space, served six years as a NASA astronaut. Aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavor, STS-47 Spacelab J mission in September 1992, she performed experiments in material science, life sciences and human adaptation to weightlessness.

Date: April 2, 2019

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location: Toni and Martin Sosnoff Theater, John Cranford Adams Playhouse, South Campus


ONE GIANT LEAP: Apollo 11 @ 50 Conference, April 2-3: The Apollo 11 Moon landing on July 20, 1969, marked a watershed moment in human history for science, engineering, and culture -- in the United States and around the globe. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of that landmark, the Hofstra Cultural Center, in partnership with the Cradle of Aviation Museum, presents an interdisciplinary conference, featuring speakers on both the scientific and technological dimensions of the landing on the moon and its cultural and political repercussions, both on Long Island and around the world. 

Presented by the Hofstra Cultural Center, in collaboration with the Cradle of Aviation Museum.

For more information, please contact the Hofstra Cultural Center at 516-463-5669 or visit

This event is free, but advance registration is required.

Please RSVP for the Signature Speaker: Dr. Mae Jemison lecture using the RSVP for this Event link.

RSVP for Signature Speaker: Dr. Douglas Brinkley on April 3

RSVP for the Conference on April 2-3

Tuesday, April 02, 2019





Sosnoff Theater at John Cranford Adams Playhouse
Adams Playhouse
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549

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