Seven years after Sputnik 1 was launched into orbit, and just six weeks after the U.S. space probe Ranger 7 sent back the first close range photos of the moon, civic leaders and Nobel Laureates gathered in Flushing Meadow, Queens, on a hot September day in 1964 to dedicate the World’s Fair Hall of Sciences as a permanent structure committed to science education and exploration in New York City.
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by Marsha Lewis, Inside Science
Last year, there...