We are very pleased to announce our next guest for Something Astronomical is NASA Apollo Flight Controller
With his lecture Apollo 13: The Longest Hour
Sy worked at NASA throughout the Moon Missions, Skylab and more. He will be discussing his role in the Apollo 13 crisis, how he made the call that ended the mission to the Lunar surface and what it was like to be a mission controller during this critical time.
We are very lucky to have Sy as guest. This is a very rare chance to hear from one the key members of the Apollo Moon landing program and not to be missed.
Join us Saturday June 28th at Showroom/Workstation, Sheffield, (just minutes from the train station!) for a packed day with a Guest of Honour Lunch and Q and A, Meet and Greet Reception, Autograph and Book Signing, Photo opportunities and the main Lecture!
All attendees will be entitled to one free autograph from Sy after the main lecture.
There will be lots more on offer too, including a photo and autograph exhibition, auction, secret film screening more details will follow soon.
Demand for tickets will be high, so please do not wait and secure your tickets now.
To buy tickets, more information and a full programme for the day click the Programme and Tickets section or call 07855752331.
For more information about Sy, travel info and a gallery of our previous events check out the rest of this site by using the top left sidebar
Sy will also be appearing on 27th June in Runcorn, Cheshire with our partners in this event The Knowledge Observatory.
You can buy tickets for Sy's visit to The Knowledge Observatory HERE.
We will be happy to help with any questions, get in touch via email.
NASA Shop The Space Collective will be at Something Astronomical with all types of Space items and memorabilia. Check out their website
The Space Collective
Phil Parker - Spaceflight author and contributor to NASA/ALSJ Apollo History website 'Apollo On Board computers' article - will be displaying a rare NASA Mission Control Centre console, the type used by Sy Liebergot. Plus rare Apollo Lunar module items and a final prototype Lunar boot!
Be sure to book early!