The University of Iowa and the Race for Space | ICPL Adult Summer Reading 2019

Did you know that Iowa played a major role in the International Space Race of the 1960s? Join UI Professor Cornelia Lang for stories of the contributions of University of Iowa scientists and students to the race for space. She will discuss the life and legacy of Professor James Van Allen and also give many examples of current spacecraft and research projects ongoing today in the Department of Physics and Astronomy that work to continue his legacy in space.

Local History