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Salina Art Center Salina, KS


Mark P. "Forger" Stucky


First Man— Space Travel

Astronaut Mark P. "Forger" Stucky discusses the future of commercial space travel.

Presented as part of the 2022 National Evening of Science on Screen.

Salina Art Center Salina, KS

Film Synopsis

A look at the life of the astronaut Neil Armstrong and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the moon on July 20, 1969.

    Hoping to reach the moon by the end of the decade, NASA plans a series of extremely dangerous, unprecedented missions in the early 1960s. Engineer Neil Armstrong (Ryan Gosling) joins the space program, spending years in training and risking his life during test flights. On July 16, 1969, the nation and world watch in wonder as Armstrong and fellow astronauts Buzz Aldrin (Corey Stoll) and Michael Collins (Lukas Haas) embark on the historic Apollo 11 spaceflight

    Photo credit: Universal Pictures

    About the Speaker

    Mark P. "Forger" Stucky is an accomplished aviator with experience in military, commercial, and experimental flight.