MoWC screens ‘The Day We Walked on the Moon’ Saturday

MoWC screens ‘The Day We Walked on the Moon’ Saturday

WOONSOCKET – The Museum of Work & Culture, 42 S. Main St., invites the public to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing on Saturday, July 20, with two free screenings of “The Day We Walked on the Moon,” a new documentary from the Smithsonian Channel at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

The museum is one of 50 Smithsonian-affiliated institutions across the country participating in the event.

Astronauts, including Michael Collins, the third member of the Apollo 11 mission, members of Mission Control, including Flight Director Gene Kranz, Capsule Communicator Charles Duke and Guidance Officer Steve Bales and the children of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin reveal their personal stories behind the scenes of the iconic day.

“The Day We Walked on the Moon” will continue to air on the Smithsonian Channel throughout the month and is available to stream on the Smithsonian Channel app and at SmithsonianChannel.com .