Apollo 11 50th Live at Space Center Houston

July 20, 2019
1601 NASA Parkway | Houston, TX 77058
Area of Town: Clear Lake/Bay Area Houston

“Apollo 11 50th Live at Space Center Houston” Celebration: An all-day and evening celebration of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 landing on the Moon and the first steps on the Moon. Components are listed below:• 8:30 a.m. – Opening ceremony to kick off a day full of celebration featuring a host of notable and inspiring speakers from the Apollo era and today.• Panel Presentations featuring Apollo-era flight controllers throughout the day on subjects including:o Lunar Module Development and Operationso Lunar Module Landingo Lunar Science Experimentso Command Module Landing and Recovery Operations• Informative mission briefings about important activities involved with Apollo’s historic flight, including some of the important mission tasks accomplished on the journey in the Mission Briefing Center.• Book signings by renowned authors:o "Dutch" von Ehrenfried, “Apollo Mission Control; The Making of a National Historic Landmark”o Rick Houston, “Go Flight! The Unsung Heroes of Mission Control”• Outdoor Festival Events:o Major outdoor evening concerto Public countdown led from the stage to Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the Moon at 9:56 p.m. CSTo NASA Tour Trams to Rocket Park & Historic Mission Control. o Family STEM Zone with fun and educational activitieso A variety of indoor and outdoor food & drink options• 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 with our Apollo 11-themed Pop-Up Science Labs.• “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.• VIP experience packages will be available for the day. For pricing and ticket information, please visit our website: spacecenter.org/apolloevents