Sausalito People Series - Featuring Peter Van MeterName: Sausalito People Series - Featuring Peter Van MeterDate: October 7, 2016Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM PDTEvent Description:The Sausalito People series returns to the Sausalito Public Library this fall with five special Friday evening programs. For each program, a local resident will tell us about their work or area of expertise. Sausalito People is now in its fourth year at the Library, with a new series of programs every fall and spring.
Apollo 1: America's First Manned Space Fatalities
Longtime Sausalito resident Peter Van Meter will share his experience as an
engineer on the Apollo moon landing program. Peter will tell his personal story of involvement with the events leading up to the tragic deaths of three astronauts in a launch pad fire during a mission practice. During the program, you'll be reintroduced to the brave crew and the Apollo mission. Peter will explain the technology involved in this disaster, the decisions that led to this horrific event and the aftermath. Peter is a former Sausalito City Council member and recently completed his service as Director of the Southern Marin Fire Protection District.
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