Photo: The Moon Landing, 50 Years Later

— Photo from Ron Barnell
Celebrating the golden anniversary of the moon landing: After the screening of the PBS documentary “Chasing the Moon,” a Helderberg Earth & Sky Observatory Science Center panel — made up of, from left, Kathy Fontaine, an astrophysicist at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Mat Decker, an astronomy and earth-science teacher at Berne-Knox-Westerlo School System; Ron Barnell, an astronomer and the HESOSC president; Kim Graff Zimmer, the library director of the Rensselaerville Public Library; David Barnard, a physicist and vice president of HESOSC; and Mark Fontaine, a scientist retired from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Goddard Space Flight Research Center — discussed “The Legacy of Apollo.” The June 27 event, which also featured a display of Apollo-era printed materials, was sponsored by The Rensselaerville Public Library, WMHT/PBS, and The Carey Institute For Global Good.