Layne Karafantis

postdoctoral scholar at USC

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Fifty years ago - on July 16, 1969 - the Apollo 11 rocket launched from Kennedy Space Center. The launch and the moon landing a few days later marked the highpoint of the Space Age.

How the Space Age influenced Southland design and architecture

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