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December 2018

Second Saturday Conversation: Drones 101 – Flying Tips from the Experts

December 8, 2018,11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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Join members of KC Multi-Rotor to learn the basics of drones: How to select the right model; flight rules and regulations, and how to safely (and legally) fly one.

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The Chemists’ War: Environmental Histories of Chemical Weapons Manufacture in the United States during World War I

December 13, 2018,6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
National World War I Museum and Memorial, 2 Memorial Drive
Kansas City, MO 64108
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Join Linda Hall Library Research Fellow Dr. Gerard J. Fitzgerald for a discussion on the environmental impacts of chemical warfare production in the U.S. and the role civilians played in this effort. Co-sponsored and hosted by the National World War I Museum and Memorial.

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January 2019

Air Power and the Great War

January 24,7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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The effects of air power on World War I with historian Steve Suddaby. Presented in partnership with the National WWI Museum and Memorial.

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If you are unable to attend the lecture in person, you can watch a live broadcast from the Library’s Facebook page or via livestream.com.

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February 2019

Astronauts and Astrobiology: Military Space Science Before Apollo

February 8,3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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Fellows lecture with Dr. Jordan Bimm, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Post-Doctoral Fellow at Princeton University.

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Second Saturday Conversation: What Makes an Airplane Fly?

February 9,11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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Join Pedro Teledo, graduate student in aerospace engineering at the University of Kansas, for an overview of aerodynamics and flight dynamics for the non-engineer.

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