Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebrations at Space Center Houston

July 22, 2019
1601 NASA Parkway | Houston, TX 77058
Area of Town: Clear Lake/Bay Area Houston

NASA Tram Tours featuring Historic Mission Control at NASA Johnson Space Center: The only way to see what goes on behind the scenes at NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC) 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. From this iconic room, the NASA team exercised full mission control of Apollo 11 from leaving the launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center to splashdown in the Pacific Ocean. Just in time for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, the room has been restored back to how it originally looked in the 1960s. Visitors this summer will be among the first to see the restored control center and feel like they are stepping back in time as they watch the original consoles operate and enjoy an immersive audio-visual experience that will allow them to witness the pivotal moments of the Apollo 11 mission in the same space where they happened. Price: Included with your general admission ticket to Space Center Houston. Availability will be limited, so timed tickets will be offered on a first come, first serve basis.Mission Briefings on the Apollo 11 mission: Visitors can enjoy informative briefings about important activities involved with Apollo’s historic flight, including some of the important mission tasks accomplished on the journey. Price: Included with your general admission ticket to Space Center Houston.Apollo 11-themed Pop-Up Science Labs: Moon These hands-on workshops let kids explore science and engineering in fun and educational ways. Experience opportunities to 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. Price: Included with your general admission ticket to Space Center Houston.

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