Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebrations at Space Center Houston

July 18, 2019
1601 NASA Parkway | Houston, TX 77058
Area of Town: Clear Lake/Bay Area Houston

Lunch with the Children of Apollo (12 p.m.): Dine in style while enjoying a panel discussion featuring children of Apollo-era astronauts and flight controllers sharing memories and reflecting on their experiences growing up with fathers who played pivotal roles in the Apollo era mission. The panel will include Jeff and Barbara Lovell, Amy Bean, Tracy Cernan Woolie and Gwen Griffin (moderator). Price: Adult - $69.95, Child - $35.95.Space on Screen + Dinner: Armstrong (6 p.m.): This special edition of Space Center Houston’s monthly space-related film series, Space on Screen, will feature dinner and the brand new documentary, “Armstrong.” Enjoy dinner among astronaut flight and space suits, as well as space photos and artwork. Dramatic, moving and deeply human, “Armstrong” offers the definitive life story of Neil Armstrong using home videos shot by the man himself and unseen NASA footage. Price: Adult - $39.95, Child - $24.95. Events included in general admission on July 18: The only way to see what goes on behind the scenes at NASA Johnson Space Center is through Space Center Houston. The center’s NASA Tram Tours feature an opportunity to visit the Historic Mission Operations Control Center, a national historic landmark. Tickets offered on a first come, first serve basis.Enjoy informative mission briefings about important activities involved with Apollo’s historic flight, including some of the mission tasks accomplished on the journey in the Mission Briefing Center.“Apollo 11 50th Live at Space Center Houston” Sponsor Activity Tent will be full of activities, informative displays, and giveaways provided by the companies generously supporting Space Center Houston’s “Apollo 50 Live” celebration.Be part of science and gain a better understanding of what it took to send humans to the Moon and keep them safe throughout their journeys in our Apollo 11-themed Pop-Up Science Labs.