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“For 20 billion dollars, the least they could do is discover God!” griped one critic of Project Apollo. But even a space spectacular might not be enough in the budget-conscious ’90s. In tonight’s 1995 Wernher von Braun Memorial Lecture, “The New Frontier: Space Science and Technology,” presidential science adviser John H. Gibbons talks about retooling a leaner, more practical space program for the 21st century. At 8 p.m. at the National Air & Space Museum’s Langley Theater, 6th & Independence Ave. SW. FREE. (202) 357-2700. (Greg Kitsock)