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“That’s One Small Step…” Space Collections at SC&A

On July 20, 1969, the world was transfixed as Neil Armstrong and Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin, Jr. started their descent to the Moon surface in the Lunar Module “Eagle.” The third member of the Apollo 11 Mission, Michael Collins, orbited … Continue reading

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75th Anniversary of D-Day

Today marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day. On the morning of June 6, 1944, 75 years ago, Daytonians woke up to discover that overnight the Allies had launched a massive air and sea invasion of German-occupied France. D-Day as it … Continue reading

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The Dayton Air Show

Did you know theĀ first Dayton Air Show, then called the Air Fair, was held June 26-27, 1975, at the James M. Cox International Airport? The 44th annual Air Show will take place on June 23-24. Special Collections & Archives has … Continue reading

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