Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebration

Apollo 11

Celebrate the landing of Apollo 11!

Event Series:
Don't Miss

Date:
Saturday, July 20, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Event Admission:
Included in regular Discovery Center admission price.
Save $2, Pre-purchase your admission!

Location:
Space Foundation Discovery Center

Premier Sponsor:
Raytheon

Join us during Summer of Discovery "Build!" as we celebrate the landing of Apollo 11 and commemorate the first human steps on the Moon! We will have activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Activities include:

  • Audience with an Astronaut, Duane "Digger" Carey will be doing two presentations
  • 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.
  • Building rockets
  • Create a postcard collage and mail it to family or friends
    • The United States Postal Service will be here for a special one-of-a-kind Apollo 11 postmark celebration!
  • 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!

Food trucks!
   The Ice Cream Lab
   Kona Ice
   Heavenly Dog
   Piglatin

Save $2! Pre-purchase admission today! Link coming soon! 
Two Events- One Low Price!

Summer of Discovery event and activities included in admission!

 

Carey

Make the Apollo celebration even more extraordinary and start your day by having brunch with Astronaut, Duane "Digger" Carey! Tickets are available on a first-come, first served basis, must be purchased in advance. Please note children must be accompanied by an adult.

$39.95 Adults (ages 12+) and $19.95 for Children (ages 4-11)

RSVP link to follow for the Brunch and early admission

 

The United States Postal Service will be here for a special one-of-a-kind Apollo 11 postmark celebration!Moon Landing Postmark

Community Partners:

       Chick-fil-a Apogee  CASTRO  USAFA Engineering  ESTES

  • 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!
  • Apogee Components
  • Colorado Springs Astronomical Society
  • United States Air Force Academy
  • Estes Rockets

Passport Members-only Benefit

Passport Member Benefit - Complimentary Admission
2019-07-20 10:00:00 2019-07-20 16:00:00 America/Denver Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebration Celebrate the landing of Apollo 11! Space Foundation Discovery Center

Premier Sponsor(s)

Community Partner(s)