TO THE MOON: SNOOPY SOARS WITH NASA
Dates: May 14-August 29, 2021
In May 1969, just before the first man landed on the moon, Snoopy soared through space with NASA’s Apollo 10 mission launching the beloved beagle’s role as an ambassador for the U.S. space program. Visitors will learn about the role the Peanuts characters played in NASA’s Manned Flight Awareness safety program. Displays feature a 1969 series of NASA-themed comic strips, official NASA photographs, video footage, and Peanuts collectibles. Find out about NASA astronauts from Chicago and its suburbs including Apollo 10 lunar module pilot Eugene Cernan. Try out the Astronauts Training Academy course outside in front of the museum to train like a NASA astronaut. A touring exhibit organized by the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center, Santa Rosa, CA. Limit: 15 visitors allowed per hour, 5 people per group, face masks required.
Location: Elmhurst History Museum, 120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst
Reservations required: Reserve one-hour time slot on Eventbrite
More Info: elmhursthistory.org or call 630-833-1457