Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebrations at Space Center Houston

July 24, 2019
1601 NASA Parkway |
Area of Town: Clear Lake/Bay Area Houston

Lunch with Apollo Flight Controllers (12 p.m.): Attendees will be seated at a table where they will enjoy a catered lunch with an Apollo-era flight controller, where they will have the opportunity to talk with them about their experiences, memories and learnings. Price: Adult - $69.95, Child - $25.95.Apollo 11 Mission Splashdown Party (6-10 p.m.): This fun, 1960s-themed evening bash will feature live music and activities as attendees are surrounded by Space Center Houston’s extensive collection of Apollo-era artifacts, as well as lots of interactive exhibits and activities featuring the exciting present and future of human space exploration. Food and drink will be available for purchase. Included with General Admission.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. 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. Price: Included with general admission ticket. Availability will be limited, so timed tickets will be offered on a first come, first serve basis.Mission Briefings on the Apollo 11 mission: Enjoy informative briefings about important activities involved with Apollo’s historic flight, including some of the important mission tasks accomplished on the journey. Included with general admission ticket.Apollo 11-themed Pop-Up Science Labs: These hands-on workshops let kids explore science and engineering in fun and educational ways. 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. Included with general admission ticket.