Cape Cod's Nature Place

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History


One Giant Leap for Mankind


with NASA Solar System Ambassador Marie Kesten Zahn- Tuesday, July 16th at 11:30am.

On July 20, 1969, the first humans stepped foot on the Moon. 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing, a momentous undertaking of space exploration. Join Solar System Ambassador Marie Kesten Zahn for a look into the Apollo mission program, the biggest rocket ever launched, and find out what makes our Moon so special! 

Following the presentation there will be an art project: Making Moon sand!

Marie is an archaeologist, artifact conservator, and space scientist. She serves as a Solar System Ambassador for NASA/JPL. She grew up on Cape Cod, studied, traveled, and worked all over the world before returning to the Cape to work as an underwater archaeologist. Marie believes that encouraging people to explore the STEM fields and providing opportunities to experience real world applications of science is the key to inspiring the next generation of scholars. With her diverse background, Marie aims to make science open, inclusive, and accessible to anyone who is curious about the past, present, and future!