Movies at MacArthur: The Race to the Moon

March 19, 2024 / 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Category: Parks,
Eclipse Program LRPR-MacPark)


Movies at MacArthur: Cold War in Space: The Race to the Moon

Join us on March 19th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at MacArthur Park for an enlightening cinematic experience. Dive into the intriguing history of the Cold War and its pivotal connection to the Space Race with our featured film, "Cold War in Space: The Race to the Moon." Delve into the intense competition between the United States and the USSR as they raced to develop groundbreaking technologies for space exploration, ultimately setting their sights on the Moon. Witness the shockwaves felt across the world as the Soviet Union launched the first satellite into orbit in 1957, followed by Yuri Gagarin's historic journey into space in 1961. Experience the triumph of human achievement as the Americans successfully landed on the lunar surface in 1969, marking a significant turning point in the race for space supremacy. This captivating film delves deep into the fascinating saga of the Space Race, offering insights into the relentless pursuit of scientific advancement amidst geopolitical tensions. Don't miss this opportunity to explore the Cold War's impact on space exploration and the enduring legacy of humanity's quest to conquer the cosmos.


MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History

503 E. 9th St
Little Rock, AR 72202

(501) 376-4602

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