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The Apollo Project
In 1967 the Apollo Project launched the first Saturn V vehicle from the Kennedy Space Center preparing to put a man on the moon.
Date and Time:
Thursday, October 21, 2021, starting at 19:00 Central Daylight Time Download Calendar File
Dean Karafa
Brief Description:

IAM is pleased to host Dean Karafa on Thursday, October 21, at 7pm as he speaks about the Apollo 11 mission 

Dean was a test engineer for the first stage of the Saturn V for NASA at the Kennedy Space Center.  The Saturn V was, and is to this day, the most powerful rocket ever launched and necessary to complete a manned lunar mission. Dean will present a number of artifacts, from the program, including the actual countdown document from the Apollo 11 mission, as well as slides showing various aspects of the Saturn V. 


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Location of Seminar:
Illinois Aviation Museum
110 Clow International Pkwy
Hangar Nr. 1
Bolingbrook, IL 60490
Directions to Venue:

From I-55 go North on Weber Rd. to Clow Internationl Pkwy (called Veterans Pkwy to the East). Turn left (west) and proceed to the Airport Parking lot. Parking is available in this lot or go past the STOP sign and follow the taxiway to the back parking lot. The Illinois Aviation Museum is in the northern most hangar facing the runway and it across the taxiway from the military Jets on display.  There are new brown signs directing you to the museum.

Fly-in Seminar?:
Yes  1C5
75 seats at the facility, 25 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Seminar has passed.
Sponsoring Division:
Contact Information:
William R. Anderson
Phone: (630) 294-1053
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

Illinois Aviation Museum 


IAM is following the LATEST COVID-19 regulations. 

Due to Governor J.B. Pritzker current regulations, MASK are required for all indoor events. 

Unless the Governor makes changes before this seminar, if you are vaccinated or not you MUST wear a mask indoors.

Equal Access Information:
The FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) is committed to providing equal access to this meeting/event for all participants. If you need alternative formats or services because of a disability, please communicate your request as soon as possible with the person in the “Contact Information” area of the meeting/event notice. Note that two weeks is usually required to arrange services.
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National Project:
Any other task not covered in the NPP that is not A/W or Ops
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