Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebration
Join us as we celebrate the landing of Apollo 11 and commemorate the first human steps on the Moon! This full-day event will feature a variety of indoor and outdoor activities for all ages to enjoy.
Free admission for the first 25 military families in line when doors open at 10:00 a.m. on July 20!
(Up to 4 family members, with I.D.)
- Breakfast with an Astronaut, Duane "Digger" Carey, separate ticket price, please see details below.
- The United States Postal Service will be here for a special one-of-a-kind Apollo 11 postmark celebration and unveiling of the new First Moon Landing stamp!
- Presentation: 10:45 a.m.
- Audience with an Astronaut, Duane "Digger" Carey
- Presentations: 11:00 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.
- United States Air Force Academy presents Engineering the Chemistry of Rockets
- Show times: 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
- Play along with our Apollo virtual reality
- Science On a Sphere® presentations
- Drive a Rover in our Lockheed Martin Mars Robotics Laboratory
- Space face painting presented by Magic by Larry Scott
- And so much more!
The Ice Cream Lab
The Prospector's Cart
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Free admission for the first 25 military families in line when doors open at 10:00 a.m. on July 20! (Up to 4 family members, with I.D.)
Breakfast with an Astronaut!
Make the Apollo celebration even more extraordinary and start your day by having breakfast with Astronaut, Duane "Digger" Carey! Tickets are on a first-come, first-served basis and must be purchased in advance along with Admission to the Space Foundation Discovery Center. Get tickets above!
Breakfast $39.95 Adults (ages 12+) and $19.95 for Children (ages 4-11)
*Please note children must be accompanied by an adult
Breakfast Presentation 9:00-9:30 a.m.
Meet & Greet 9:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Autographs 10:00-10:30 a.m.
Special one-of-a-kind Apollo 11 postmark!
- Chick-fil-A Garden of the Gods will be here from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. with the Chick-fil-A cow and games!
- Colorado Springs Astronomical Society
- United States Air Force Academy
- Estes Rockets
- Girl Scouts of Colorado
- Pikes Peak Library District