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Landing After Hours: Gateway to the Stars – Missouri’s Contributions to Space Exploration

6/7/2023 | Missouri State Museum | Jefferson City, MO

Missouri has long been known as the Gateway to the West, but did you know that even after the end of westward expansion, Missouri still serves a role as a gateway? Join Lucas Schwartze, Missouri State Museum interpreter, as he discusses Missouri’s contributions to space exploration in the past, present and future.

The Missouri State Museum's "Landing After Hours" program is held the first Wednesday of each month at Jefferson Landing State Historic Site, located at 100 Jefferson St. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m., and the program will begin at 7 p.m. Convenient parking is available in the lot next to the Lohman Building.

In addition to being held in person, this program will be livestreamed on the Missouri State Museum’s Facebook page.

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Program Time: 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. | Doors Open: 6:30 p.m.
Program Location:
  • In person: Jefferson Landing State Historic Site, 100 Jefferson St., Jefferson City
  • Virtual: Missouri State Museum Facebook page

Click here to read the news release.

The Missouri State Museum is located at:

First Floor, State Capitol, 201 W. Capitol Ave., Jefferson City, MO | 573-751-2854

Associated activities

  • Interpretive Programs