The Iowa Chapter of the National Space Society is pleased to announce that our guest speaker for December 5th is author and space historian James R. Hansen, perhaps best known to many of you for his definitive biography of Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong, First Man.

Meeting: National Space Society – Iowa Chapter
Date: Monday, December 5
Time: 5:30 p.m. CST
Location: DMACC West Campus, 5959 Grand Ave., West Des Moines, IA
Zoom Information: Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 951 2385 5678

This promises to be an enjoyable and informative hour. We encourage you to attend or join us via Zoom, and to pass this along to friends or acquaintances who you think may also be interested.

Dr. James R. Hansen is Professor Emeritus of History at Auburn University in Alabama. An expert on aerospace history and the history of science and technology, Jim has published a dozen books and numerous articles covering a wide variety of topics, including the early days of aviation, the history of aerospace engineering, NASA, the Moon landings, the space shuttle program and China’s role in space. A Universal Studios film adaptation of Jim’s New York Times best-seller FIRST MAN hit theaters in 2018, with actor Ryan Gosling as Neil Armstrong. Oscar winner Damien Chazelle (La La Land) directed the film, and Jim is a co-producer on it.

Your NSS Iowa Chapter Officers,

Anthony Paustian

Calvin Renaud

Joseph LeValley

Dan Hoy


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