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The Impact of Apollo, Today and Tomorrow

  • Space Center Houston 1601 East NASA Parkway Houston, TX, 77058 United States (map)

The Apollo Program has had a significant impact on developing technology for both space travel and public life.  It has also had social and cultural impacts on the people of the world.  This Session will explore these impacts.

Organizer and Chair: Capt. Michael Lopez-Alegria, USN (ret), Retired Astronaut, Principal, MLA Space, USA


  • Wayne Hale, Retired NASA Flight Director, Director of Human Spaceflight, Special Aerospace Services, USA

  • Tom Jones, PhD, Retired Astronaut, Senior Research Scientist, Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, USA

  • Jennifer Levasseur, PhD, Museum Curator, Department of Space History, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, USA