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INTREPID SEA, AIR & SPACE MUSEUM DEBUTS FREE TOUR GUIDE TALK "LAUNCHING INTO HISTORY: PROJECT MERC
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INTREPID SEA, AIR & SPACE MUSEUM DEBUTS FREE TOUR GUIDE TALK "LAUNCHING INTO HISTORY: PROJECT MERCURY"
9/5/2013
 

From:             The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
                                               
Contact:         Rubenstein Communications Inc., Public Relations


                        Allie Schlapp (212) 843-9357 / aschlapp@rubenstein.com

                        Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
                        Luke Sacks (646) 381-5282 / lsacks@intrepidmuseum.org


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INTREPID SEA, AIR & SPACE MUSEUM
DEBUTS FREE TOUR GUIDE TALK
"LAUNCHING INTO HISTORY: PROJECT MERCURY"

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum presents the free Tour Guide Talk “Launching into History: Project Mercury” that will run weekends from September 14th – October 27th, from 1:00 PM – 1:15 PM & 4:00 PM – 4:15 PM aboard the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, located at Pier 86 (46th Street and 12th Avenue), Manhattan.

Project Mercury, the first human spaceflight program in the United States, was rife with excitement, challenges, danger and ultimately triumph as America sent its first astronauts into space.  From the birth of NASA to designing a manned spacecraft to finding someone who would actually fly the machine, this Tour Guide Talk will lead visitors through the compelling history of the Mercury Program.

This Tour Guide Talk is open to the public and free with the price of admission to the museum.

 

DATE:            Saturdays & Sundays from September 14 through October 27

TIME:           1:00 PM – 1:15 PM & 4:00 PM – 4:15 PM

PLACE:          Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
                                                Pier 86 (46th Street and 12th Avenue)
                                                Manhattan



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