Airport exhibit displays moon mission artifacts

Airport exhibit displays moon mission artifacts
Michael Cavazos
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Monday, July 21, 2014 - 7:38am

For those interested in or studying aviation, the Apollo era — which saw man first walk on the moon 45 years ago today — is among the most inspiring periods in history, according to those at LeTourneau University.

“They pushed the boundaries of technology and humanity so far. So much technology took root in Apollo,” said Jon Weber, associate director of admissions for LeTourneau University’s School of Aviation and Aeronautical Science.

For East Texans, a remnant of the historic Apollo 11 flight can be found at LeTourneau University’s Abbott Aviation Center at the East Texas Regional Airport.

A lead-in film carried in the camera of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, the first men to walk on the moon, can be found in the Bob Parrott Reflection Room at the Abbott Aviation Center. 

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