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CMOG’S new “Journey to the Moon” exhibit celebrates 50 years since lunar landing

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CORNING, N.Y. – This year marks the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.

Visitors at the Corning Museum of Glass caught a glimpse of the items and effort that made the landing possible.

Visitors can also learn about how the Twin Tiers had an impact on this groundbreaking moment in history.

“Corning Glass Works, at the time, actually helped to develop VYCOR, which is a glass that was used in the windows in the Gemini craft and also in the Apollo craft,” Ann Campbell, CMOG’s Marketing and Communications Manager, said.

A piece of that glass is also on display in the exhibit.

Visitors also have the unique opportunity to touch a piece of the moon that was attained from NASA.

The exhibit will continue through the end of January 2020 and is a part of general admission.

Throughout the summer, kids, teens and active military are free.

Watch the web exclusive video below to learn more about the museum’s new Gallery Hunt.

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