Museum of Flight Music and Drinks Event Features Apollo 8 Astronaut and Best-Selling Space Author

Apollo 8 astronaut Bill Anders joins author of “Apollo 13,” Jeffrey Kluger

SEATTLE – On May 20, The Museum of Flight hosts a 1960s-themed music and drinks event, Earthrise: An Evening with Apollo 8, with special guest Jeffery Kluger, best-selling author (with Jim Lovell) of “Apollo 13.” The subject of his new book, “Apollo 8 – The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon,” will be the focus of the evening’s panel discussion with Apollo 8 astronaut Bill Anders and moderated by Mark Armstrong.

The 5:30 p.m. reception will offer live music by the Georgetown Orbits, 60s cocktails and SpaceDust IPA. The panel discussion begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by a book signing. This is a 21+ event and does not include evening access to the new APOLLO exhibit. Seats are limited, tickets are $35 ($25 for Museum Members) and available online. Bill Anders’ appearance is subject to change.

Jeffrey Kluger
Jeffrey Kluger is the author of several books, including “Apollo 13” (originally published as Lost Moon). As a science editor and senior writer for Time for more than two decades, he has written more than forty cover stories for the magazine. He lives in New York City.

Bill Anders
Lunar Module Pilot for the first mission to the Moon, Apollo 8. His photograph, “Earthrise,” is one of the most famous photos in history.

Mark Armstrong
Neil Armstrong’s son Mark is a Museum of Flight Trustee. He is currently a consultant on the major new Hollywood feature about his father, “First Man.”

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“Earthrise” photo by astronaut Bill Anders during Apollo 8. NASA.