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- Events Celebrating Apollo's 50th Anniversary -

This listing is provided solely as a service to readers who may be interested in learning more about NASA’s history. While NASA may be providing exhibits or speakers at these events, they are not NASA events. Attendance may require paying entrance fees or purchasing tickets. NASA does not endorse the event or its sponsors. Information provided by the sponsors was accurate at the time of publication, but may have been updated.


NASA Television Special Programming

Friday, July 19, 1 p.m. – NASA’s Giant Leaps: Past and Future – Celebrating Apollo 50th as we Go Forward to the Moon
On July 19, we will broadcast live from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the historic, newly-restored Apollo mission control room at Johnson Space Center in Houston and the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. We will also be at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, with a special guest host. We’ll look in live on Neil Armstrong’s hometown of Wapakoneta, Ohio, see the Apollo 11 command module on display in Seattle, and see slices of Americana at other anniversary celebrations around the country. We’ll tell the story of how we got there, and how we’ll get there again, hearing directly from Apollo astronauts alongside current and future astronauts, scientists, engineers, and others sharing some untold stories, quirky facts, and personal reflections about journeying to the lunar surface. Watch it on the NASA Live page.


Open now; permanent exhibit, Be the Astronaut / Apollo 50th, National Automobile Museum, 10 South Lake St., Reno, NV
Monday-Saturday 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

An interactive virtual experience in the history of lunar exploration as well as future Moon missions.

Contact: info@automuseum.org; 775-333-9300
Additional information: http://www.nevadachallenger.org/exhibit.html

Entrance fee.


Open now; permanent exhibit, Be the Astronaut / Apollo 50th, Virginia Air and Space Center Official Visitor Center for NASA Langley, Hampton, VA
Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday noon-5 p.m. EST

Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Apollo with STEM content in an interactive virtual experience in the history of lunar exploration as well as future Moon missions.

Contact: 757-727-0900
Additional information: https://www.eurekaexhibits.com/our-exhibits/apollo-50th-anniversary/

Entrance fee.


Ongoing through July 20, 2019, Year of Apollo: The Moon and Beyond at Bell Museum in St. Paul, MN.

Fee.


Ongoing through July 2019, Splashdown 50th Anniversary, USS Hornet Sea, Air & Space Museum at Alameda, CA,

Celebration of the Apollo Program 50th anniversary. Several events.

Entrance fee.


Through August 2019: Cradle of Aviation Museum, , Charles Lindbergh Blvd, Garden City, NY.

Countdown to Apollo at 50.

Entrance fee; additional fees for some activities..


Now through Sept. 1, 2019, Be the Astronaut / Apollo 50th, Rocky Mount Children’s Museum & Science Center, 270 Gay St., Rocky Mount, NC
Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday 1-5 p.m.

Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Apollo with STEM content in an interactive virtual experience in the history of lunar exploration as well as future Moon missions.

Contact: info@imperialcentre.org; 252-972-1266
Additional information: https://imperialcentre.org/science-center/exhibits/

Entrance fee.


Through Sept. 2, 2019, Be the Astronaut / Apollo 50th, DaVinci Science Center, 3145 Hamilton Blvd. Bypass, Allentown, PA
Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Sunday noon-5 p.m.

Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Apollo with STEM content in an interactive virtual experience in the history of lunar exploration as well as future Moon missions.

Contact: ask@davincisciencecenter.org ; 484-664-1002
Additional information: https://www.davincisciencecenter.org/visitor-info/

Entrance fee.


Ongoing through December 2019, Moon Landing in Context. A collaboration of the McAuliffe Center for Integrated Science Learning with Framingham State University and the Smithsonian Institution, McCarthy Center Forum, 100 State Street, Framingham, MA.

Panel discussions, lectures, exhibit, and student projects that explore the history and social environment that were inevitably intertwined with the events that led to the Moon landing or were affected by it.


March – September 2019, Lift Off NC: Apollo + Beyond.

Join museums throughout North Carolina for Apollo 50th anniversary celebrations.

Entrance fee; some events require additional fee.


April – July 2019, U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11.

Various dates

Some Require Fee


April 5 – January 5, 2020, One Giant Leap: North Carolina and the Space Race exhibit, North Carolina Museum of History Raleigh, NC.

Several events

Some with Fees


April 13 – September 2, 2019, Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission The Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way, Seattle, WA 98108.

A new exhibit featuring the command module, Columbia, and other rare Smithsonian artifacts from Apollo 11.
Lunar landing celebration festival July 19-21.

Must purchase General Admission Ticket


Opened May 1, 2019, Media, the Moon, & Beyond, Intrepid Museum, Pier 86, W 46th St. and 12th Ave., New York
Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday-– Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Installation featuring archival news media from the Apollo era and an vintage televisions in an ascending tower.

Contact: 877-957-SHIP; 212-245-0072
Additional information: https://www.intrepidmuseum.org/Plan-Your-Visit

Entrance fee.


May 25-Sept. 8, 2019, Be the Astronaut / Apollo 50th, Mayborn Museum at Baylor University, 1300 S University Parks Dr., Waco, TX
Monday-Wednesday and Friday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sunday 1-5 p.m.

Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Apollo with STEM content in an interactive virtual experience in the history of lunar exploration as well as future Moon missions.

Contact: 254-710-1110
Additional information: https://www.baylor.edu/mayborn/index.php?id=931369

Entrance fee.


Wednesday, June 5, 2019, WHRO Chasing the Moon screening, Nauticus, 1 Waterside Drive, Norfolk, VA 23510
7 p.m.-9 p.m. EST

Join WHRO for a screening of “Chasing the Moon,” a film by Robert Stone that reimagines the race to the moon for a new generation.

Contact: WHRO Public Media, https://whro.org/
Additional information: Registration is required.

Entrance fee: no.


Thursday, June 13, 2019, Explore Humans in Space Webinar, Online
2 p.m. ET

Come with us to the place where humans left Earth for another world 50 years ago, and explore the challenges associated with human space flight (screen blank until webinar begins)

Contact: bethanne.hull@nasa.gov
Additional information: https://www.nasa.gov/topics/humans-in-space

Free of charge.


June 13, 2019, Engineers of the Apollo Era Panel Discussion, Discovery Theater, U.S. Space & Rocket Center, One Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL
2:30 p.m. CT

Recognizing key engineers & managers who made the Saturn rocket a success; expressed from the insiders' point of view.

Contact: 256-837-3400 or 800-637-7223
Additional information: https://www.rocketcenter.com/Apollo50

Entrance fee.


Monday, June 17, 2019, Start Your Week with Space Webinar Lesson 3: On the Moon (Part 1), Online
2 p.m. ET

Learn about historical NASA Moon landings and current NASA missions, and participate in the engineering design Touchdown Challenge. (screen blank until webinar begins)

Contact: bethanne.hull@nasa.gov
Additional information: https://www.nasa.gov/moon

Free of charge.


June 17-22, 2019, Apollo 50 Paris — The International Event, The Paris Air Show/Paris Le Bourget Exhibition Centre, 96 Avenue de la Division Leclerc - 93350 Le Bourget
8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. CEST

At the largest international aerospace gathering of the year, Walt Cunningham (Apollo 7), Charlie Duke (Apollo 16), and Al Worden (Apollo 15) will join American industry to launch a week-long program of celebrations, presentations and conversations to honor the past and inspire the future of flight.

Official USA Partnership Pavilion Opening Ceremony, Monday, June 17th beginning at 10 a.m. and featuring the Apollo Crew in the LAUNCHPAD Presentation Area, Booth #3-B79, Hall 3, admission free. SPACE DAY in the USA Partnership Pavilion, Tuesday, June 18th beginning at 10 a.m. and featuring three panels of global experts on space technologies, space finance, and global cooperation in space (see www.parisairshow.com for detailed schedule) in the LAUNCHPAD Presentation Area, Booth #3-B79, Hall 3, admission free.

Contact: apollo50@kallman.com

Additional information: www.kallman.com

Entrance fee: yes, nominal fee to enter the Paris Air Show, once inside, Apollo events and activities are free.


June 19, 2019, The John F. Kennedy Presidential library and Museum in Boston MA 02125, forums.

NASA: From the Moon to Mars and Beyond with Apollo 11 Lunar Command Module pilot Michael Collins, former NASA administrator Charles Bolden, former director of the Johnson Space Center Ellen Ochoa, and former NASA deputy administrator Dava Newman.

Free


June 20, 2019, Marshall Space Flight Center Directors Panel Discussion, U.S. Space & Rocket Center, One Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL
2:30 p.m. CT

Showcasing accomplishments and challenges during their leadership as MSFC Center Director

Contact: 256-837-3400 or 800-637-7223
Additional information: https://www.rocketcenter.com/Apollo50

Entrance fee.


Monday, June 24, 2019, Start Your Week with Space Webinar Lesson 4: On the Moon (Part 2), Online
2 p.m. ET

Learn about the Moon and NASA’s LCROSS mission, and participate in the On Target engineering design challenge. (screen blank until webinar begins)

Contact: bethanne.hull@nasa.gov
Additional information: https://www.nasa.gov/moon

Free of charge.


Thursday, June 27, 2019, Explore Rockets and Spacecraft Webinar, Online
2 p.m. ET

Travel back in time as we look at the Saturn V rocket that allowed astronauts to place footprints on the Moon, then take a look at NASA’s next big rocket, the Space Launch System, along with the Orion spacecraft and the lunar command module Gateway that will enable us to return to the lunar surface. (screen blank until webinar begins)

Contact: bethanne.hull@nasa.gov
Additional information: https://www.nasa.gov/specials/moon2mars/

Free of charge.


June 27, 2019, Lunar Rover Vehicle (LRV) – Moon Buggy Panel Discussion, Discovery Theater, U.S. Space & Rocket Center, One Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL
2:30 p.m. CT

History of LRV development; how it was created in such a short timeframe and integrated into the Apollo Lunar Module and how it fulfilled its mission.

Contact: 256-837-3400 or 800-637-7223
Additional information: https://www.rocketcenter.com/Apollo50

Entrance fee.


June 29-July 6, 2019, A moon exhibit event for the general public has been planned for the QuestaCon museum in Canberra, Australia.

July 4th event at the U.S. Embassy in Canberra.

Fee


July 3-September 22, 2019, Apollo’s Muse: The Moon in the Age of Photography at The Met Fifth Avenue, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028, (212) 535-7710.

Apollo's Muse: The Moon in the Age of Photography will survey visual representations of the moon from the dawn of photography through the present. In addition to photographs, the show will feature a selection of related drawings, prints, paintings, films, astronomical instruments, and space-flown cameras.

Requires museum admission.


July 4, 2019, 4-10pm, Freedom Over Texas, Buffalo Bayou Park in Downtown Houston.

NASA Destination Station exhibit and do outreach on air, on stage, and on the grounds during the event.

Free


Performances beginning July 5, 2019, Apollo 11: An Immersive 360 Adventure, Lunar Dome at the Rose Bowl, 1001 Rose Bowl Dr., Pasadena, CA 91103
Tuesdays-Fridays at 8 p.m.; Saturdays at 2 p.m, 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.; Sundays at 2 pm. and 5 p.m. PT

In 1969, NASA launched its most daring mission in sending astronauts to land on the moon and returning them safely home. Now, one of mankind’s greatest achievements is featured in a live show in the Lunar Dome with 40,000 square feet of video projections.

Contact: https://apollo11show.nliven.co/tickets/series/apollo11rosebowl?startDate=07-01-2019&_ga=2.164554424.608268896.1557315005-1333537145.1557315005#mapView
Additional information: No

Entrance Fee.


Thursday, July 11, 2019, Explore Moon to Mars Webinar, Online
2 p.m. ET

Learn about NASA’s plan to return to the Moon in the next five years, this time to stay, with innovative new technologies and systems to explore more locations on the surface than was ever thought possible. (screen blank until webinar begins)

Contact: bethanne.hull@nasa.gov
Additional information: https://www.nasa.gov/topics/moon-to-mars

Free of charge.


July 11, 2019, Apollo Propulsion and Engines Panel Discussion, Discovery Theater, U.S. Space & Rocket Center, One Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL
2:30 p.m. CT

Fire & Smoke - Experiences and challenges in development of rocket engines ranging from V-2; H1; J2; F1, SSME, RS25 (134 engines developed at MSFC); focuses on small to very large engines.

Contact: 256-837-3400 or 800-637-7223
Additional information: https://www.rocketcenter.com/Apollo50

Entrance fee.


July 12-14, 2019, Celebrating Apollo, by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, Orlando, FL

Multi-day events to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11.

Fee for some events


July 13, 2019, Dr. Buzz Aldrin is hosting a gala to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon-landing mission at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, CA

Fee


July 13-20, 2019, Apollopalooza 2019, Wings Over The Rockies Air and Space Museum, Denver.

A regional celebration of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing and future human space exploration. Activities, exhibits, seminars and morel dedicated to celebrating the first Apollo moon landing and showcasing the latest in space exploration and technology. Featuring an Apollo astronaut, industry leading companies, educational STEM activities and speakers.

Entrance fee required.


July 14 – Jan. 5, 2020, A Century of Lunar Photographs, National Gallery of Art. Sixth Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington.


July 14, 2019, Apollo 11K and Saturn 5K walk/run, 100 Boeing Way, Titusville, FL 32780
6:30 a.m. EST

NASA is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch & lunar landing with a race. Registration required, with limited space. This distance is for runners only with a minimum pace of 13:00 minutes per mile.

Contact: support@thefloridamarathon.com; or Mitch Varnes, 321-759-7200
Additional information: No

Entrance Fee.


July 15-20, 2019, Apollo Next Giant Leap Student Challenge, regional hub final challenges, grades 5-12.

NASA’s Science Mission Directorate’s Northwest Earth and Space Sciences Pipeline invites students to enter the Apollo Next Giant Leap Student Challenge — the ANGLeS Challenge, challenging student teams to recreate the Apollo 11 moon landing using a drone and a LEGO Mindstorm robot.


July 15-19, 2019, Camp Curiosity's Race to Space: Apollo Challenge, NASA Glenn Visitor Center at Great Lakes Science Center, 601 Erieside Ave., Cleveland, OH
8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. EST

A week-long summer day camp dedicated to Apollo. Capacity is limited.

Contact: 216-694-2000; glscinfo@glsc.org
Additional information: http://greatscience.com/camps

Entrance Fee.


July 15, 2019, Apollo 15 Astronaut Al Worden community presentation, National Geographic Theater, U.S. Space & Rocket Center, One Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL
2 p.m. CT

Apollo 15 remembrances

Contact: U.S. Space & Rocket Center, 800-637-7223
Additional information: https://www.rocketcenter.com

Entrance Fee: No.


July 16, 2019, Apollo 50th Anniversary Gala, Saturn V Center, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Fla.

Pays tribute to humanity’s achievement of reaching the moon, from our first steps to tomorrow’s giant leaps in space. Celebrates historic accomplishments and examines how Earth benefits from technological advancement in space exploration.

SOLD OUT.


July 16, 2019, Lunch with Apollo Flight Controllers, Space Center Houston, 1601 Nasa Parkway, Houston, TX
Noon CT

Dine with an Apollo-era flight controller and talk with them about their experiences, memories and learnings. Seating is limited

Contact: 281-244-2100
Additional information: https://spacecenter.org/apollo-50/

Entrance Fee.


July 16, 2019, Exhibit of Neil Armstrong’s Apollo 11 Spacesuit, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Independence Avenue at 6th Street SW, Washington, DC
10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. EST

Neil Armstrong’s Apollo 11 spacesuit, refurbished for the 50th anniversary, will be on display for the first time since 2003.

Contact: 202-633-2214

Free.


July 16-24, 2019, Mission Briefings on the Apollo 11 Mission, Space Center Houston
July 16-18 and July 22-23, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; July 19 and July 24, 9 a.m.-10 p.m.; July 20, 9 a.m.-midnight; July 21, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. CT

Hear about how the historic Apollo 11 flight was conducted and what was accomplished on the mission.

Contact: 281-244-2100 or https://spacecenter.org/contact/
Additional information: https://spacecenter.org/apollo-50/

Entrance Fee.


July 16-24, 2019, Apollo 11-themed Pop-Up Science Labs, Space Center Houston, 1601 NASA Pkwy, Houston, TX
July 16-18 and July 22-23, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; July 19 and July 24, 9 a.m.-10 p.m.; July 20, 9 a.m.-midnight; July 21, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. CT

In hands-on workshops, kids to gain a better understanding of what it took to send humans to the Moon.

281-244-2100 or https://spacecenter.org/contact/
Additional information: https://spacecenter.org/apollo-50

Entrance Fee.


July 16-24, 2019, Tram Tours Featuring Historic Apollo Mission Control at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, Space Center Houston, 1601 NASA Pkwy, Houston, TX
July 16-19 and July 22-23, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; July 19 and July 24, 9 a.m.-10 p.m.; July 20, 9 a.m.-midnight; July 21, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. CT

Visit the site, restored to its 1960s appearance, where the NASA team controlled the flight of Apollo 11 from launch to splashdown. Seating is limited

Contact: 281-244-2100 or https://spacecenter.org/contact/
Additional information: https://spacecenter.org/apollo-50/

Entrance Fee.


July 18, 2019, Apollo 50th Anniversary Youth Art Exhibit, NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center, Building J-20, Wallops Island, VA 23337
5-7 p.m. EST

The opening reception and award ceremony of the youth art contest. Seven-meter spherical sculpture by UK artist Luke Jerram, fuses NASA lunar imagery, simulated moonlight and music.

Contact: Kim Check, kimberly.a.check@nasa.gov, 757.824.1148
Additional information: Pre-K through 12th grade students nationwide are invited to submit Apollo-themed works of art to our youth art contest. All artwork entries must be submitted or postmarked by Saturday, June 15, 2019. On July 18, the Visitor Center will hold an opening reception and award ceremony where winners will be announced. The art will be displayed in an exhibit hall at the Visitor Center from July 18 through September 7, 2019.

Entrance Fee: No.


July 18, 2019, Lunch with Children of Apollo, Space Center Houston, 1601 Nasa Parkway, Houston, TX
Noon CT

Dine during a panel discussion in which children of astronauts and flight controllers share memories of growing up in the Apollo era. Seating is limited

Contact: 281-244-2100
Additional information: https://spacecenter.org/apollo-50/

Entrance Fee.


July 18, 2019, Opening reception and award ceremony for Apollo 50th Anniversary Youth Art Exhibit, : NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center, Building J20 Route 175, Chincoteague Rd, Wallops Island, Va.
5-7 p.m. EST

Winners of a nationwide art contest for pre-K through 12th grade students will be announced. Artwork deadline is Saturday, June 15, 2019. The art will be displayed at the Visitor Center from July 18 through September 7, 2019.

Contact: Kim Check, kimberly.a.check@nasa.gov, 757.824.1148

Free.


July 18, 2019, Space on Screen + Dinner: Armstrong, Astronaut Gallery, Space Center Houston, 1601 NASA Pkwy, Houston, TX
6 p.m. CT

Dinner and the new documentary, Armstrong. Astronaut flight and space suits, space photos and artwork. Seating is limited.

Contact: 281-244-2100 or https://spacecenter.org/contact/
Additional information: limited capacity, in Astronaut Gallery https://spacecenter.org/apollo-50/

Entrance Fee.


July 19-21, 2019, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Summer Moon Festival, Armstrong Air & Space Museum, Wapakoneta, Ohio.

Neil Armstrong's hometown will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 landing. NASA will be there with exhibits, demonstrations and activities about historic and future lunar exploration.


July 19, 2019, Dancing in the Streets, 100 Northside Square, Downtown Huntsville, AL
6-10 p.m. CT

Relive the day Huntsville residents danced in the streets to celebrate Apollo 11 with more dancing, musical performances themed to the last five decades, and a projection experience to end the evening.

Contact: info@huntsville.org ; 256-551-2230 or 800-843-0468
Additional information: https://www.huntsville.org/apollo-50th-anniversary/

Free.


July 19, 2019, An Evening with Apollo Era Flight Director Gene Kranz: The Apollo 11 Landing, Space Center Houston, 1601 NASA Pkwy, Houston, TX
evening TBD, CT

Legendary NASA flight director Gene Kranz reflects on his experience at Apollo Mission Control during the Apollo 11 landing.

Contact: 281-244-2100 or https://spacecenter.org/contact/
Additional information: limited capacity https://spacecenter.org/apollo-50/

Entrance fee.


Friday, July 19, 2019, Science After Dark: Moon Landing, Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 W. Broad St., Richmond, VA 23220
5-9 p.m. EST

Special edition of Science After Dark to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first manned landing on the moon, with three floors of exhibits and space-related hands-on activities.

Contact: Science Museum of Virginia, info@smv.org, 804-864-1400
Additional information: : At the Dome: all-live Cosmic Expeditions at 6:30 and 7:15 p.m.; space is limited, no ticket required. Free showing of PBS documentary, Chasing the Moon, at 8 pm; space is limited, no ticket required. And for younger audiences, free showings of the PBS series, Ready Jet Go! After the shows, stargaze through telescopes with the Richmond Astronomical Society, weather permitting.

Entrance fee.


July 19-20, 2019, Apollo 11 Anniversary Celebration at Great Lakes Science Center, NASA Glenn Visitor Center at Great Lakes Science Center, 601 Erieside Ave., Cleveland, OH
11 a.m.-4 p.m. EST

Two days of space exploration with special programming, exploring NASA Glenn's Graphics and Visualization Lab, and Apollo mission artifacts.

Contact: 216-694-2000; glscinfo@glsc.org
Additional information: http://greatscience.com/explore/events-programs/apollo-50-next-giant-leap

Entrance fee.


July 20, 2019, A Moon Landing Celebration, California Center for the Arts, Escondido – Concert Hall, 340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido, CA
7 p.m. PT

Escondido Choral Arts and the California Center for the Arts present a concert to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1969 moon landing.

Contact: 800-988-4253
Additional information: http://www.artcenter.org/

Entrance Fee.


July 20, 2019, Rocket City Summer Fest Moon Landing Concert, Davidson Theater, U.S. Space & Rocket Center, One Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL
5 p.m. CT

We will join with celebrations around the world to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission with a concert in the shadow of Huntsville’s iconic Saturn V replica.

Contact: 256-837-3400 or 800-637-7223
Additional information: https://www.rocketcenter.com/Apollo50

Entrance Fee.


July 20, 2019, TAP Presents: The Moon Walk Anniversary, Slover Library, Room 555, 235 E. Plume St., Norfolk, VA 23510
2 p.m.-4 p.m. EST

Come celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Moon walk. Dance the moon walk, have galactic snacks, watch the first moon landing, and Space out.

Contact: https://www.norfolkpubliclibrary.org/support-npl/contact-us
Additional information: No

Entrance Fee: No.


July 20, 2019, Apollo 11 50th Live at Space Center Houston, Space Center Houston, 1601 NASA Pkwy, Houston, TX
9 a.m.-midnight CT

Celebration of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 landing on the Moon and the first steps on the Moon, including panel presentations with Apollo era flight controllers, festival events, and evening concert.

Contact: 281-244-2100 or https://spacecenter.org/contact/
Additional information: various ticket packages https://spacecenter.org/apollo-50/

Entrance Fee.


July 20, 2019, Apollo 11 – America’s First Landing on the Moon, U.S. Space & Rocket Center, One Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL
2:30 p.m. CT

The MSFC role in the successful landing on the Moon; the trials & tribulations of developing rockets capable of carrying humans into deep space.

Contact: U.S. Space & Rocket Center
Additional information: https://www.rocketcenter.com/Apollo50

Entrance Fee.


July 20, 2019, Apollo 50th Anniversary Celebration at the Baby Cakes, New Orleans Baby Cakes Baseball, 6000 Airline Dr. Metairie, LA 70003
6 p.m. CT; approximately the 3rd inning

The Apollo 50th Anniversary Celebration features interactive exhibits for the general public to discover what living and working in space is like beginning with the Apollo program. Displays and educational items highlighting Apollo’s 50th anniversary will also be available.

Contact: 504.734.5155
Additional information: No

Entrance Fee.


July 20, 2019, Apollo 50th Anniversary Celebration at the INFINITY Science Center, INFINITY Science Center, One Discovery Circle, Pearlington, MS 39572
10 a.m.-2 p.m. CT

The Apollo 50th Anniversary Celebration features interactive exhibits for the general public to discover what living and working in space is like beginning with the Apollo program. Displays and educational items highlighting Apollo’s 50th anniversary will also be available.

Contact: 228.533.3025
Additional information: No

Entrance Fee.


July 20, 2019, Flagstaff, AZ Lunar Legacy

Flagstaff’s Scientific Role in the Apollo Moon Missions

Some events may require fee.


July 20, 2019, Discovery Green,Downtown, Houston – Screen on the Green Apollo 11 Film.

NASA will bring the Destination Station exhibit and do outreach prior to the film.


July 22, 2019, NASA Night at the Astros.

NASA will bring the Destination Station exhibit and do outreach prior to and during the baseball game.

Ticket required.


July 22-28, 2019, EAA Aviation Museum annual Air Venture Oshkosh fly-in.

NASA Explores: In the Footsteps of Apollo evening event.

Fee


July 24, 2019, University of Houston Main Campus.

NASA will bring the Destination Station exhibit for outreach to future scientists and engineers, underserved communities, incoming freshman during orientation, and to educational conference attendees.


July 24, 2019, Lunch with Apollo Flight Controllers, Space Center Houston, 1601 Nasa Parkway, Houston, TX
Noon CT

Dine with an Apollo-era flight controller and talk with them about their experiences, memories and learnings. Seating is limited

Contact: 281-244-2100
Additional information: https://spacecenter.org/apollo-50/

Entrance Fee.


July 24, 2019, Apollo 11 Mission Splashdown Party, Space Center Houston, 1601 NASA Pkwy, Houston, TX
6-10 p.m. CT

1960s-themed party with buffet dinner, live music and activities, Apollo-era artifacts, and interactive exhibits and activities featuring the present and future of human space exploration.

Contact: 281-244-2100 or https://spacecenter.org/contact/
Additional information: https://spacecenter.org/apollo-50/

Entrance Fee.


July 27, 2019, NASA Night at the Dynamo.

NASA will bring the Destination Station exhibit and do outreach prior to and during the soccer match.

Ticket required.