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Exhibit looks at former RPI president's role in moon landing

July 05, 2019 07:01 PM

TROY - We are approaching the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Former RPI President George Low was one of the key figures responsible for this historic accomplishment.

He was a deputy administrator at NASA and you can learn more about him at the George Low Gallery on the RPI campus.

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There is also a permanent exhibit of space memorabilia and artifacts donated by the Low family.

George Low retired from NASA and served as RPI president until his death in 1984.

He was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the National Medal of Science.

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