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June 15, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm FREE
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Gateway to the Stars: The Apollo Missions & the Future of Human Space Exploration

Join Gateway Arch National Park on Saturday, June 15 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with stargazing on the Arch grounds and a program by Washington University Ph.D. candidate Anna Schonwald. This program is FREE and open to all ages. Reservations are not required.

Meet in the Education Classroom (lower level below the Mezzanine Map) at 8pm to learn about the past, present and future of human space exploration. Weather permitting, telescope viewing led by volunteers from the St. Louis Astronomical Society will take place following the presentation at the Arch’s west entrance plaza until 10 p.m. The almost-full moon and Jupiter will be highlighted.

The sky will need to be at least partly clear for telescope viewing to take place. Attendees should call 314-655-1708 the afternoon of the event for an update on the weather. The indoor presentation will take place rain or shine.

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FAIR SAINT LOUIS ADVISORY: On July 4, 5, & 6, the Gateway Arch and Old Courthouse will be open for visitors during Fair Saint Louis. Large crowds are expected at Gateway Arch National Park beginning mid-day through 10pm each day. All tram ticket holders are advised to arrive at the Arch grounds at least 45 minutes ahead of your scheduled tram time to go through two security checkpoints. Multiple street closures will be in place and parking will be in high demand – visit www.getaroundstl.com for a list of parking locations or plan to arrive by MetroLink to the 8th & Pine or Laclede’s Landing Stations. FAQ and event map available at www.gatewayarch.com/fairsaintlouis.

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