Events

Upcoming Events

December 1, 2018 - August 1, 2019

Lunar Legacy lectures on the scientific and cultural impacts of the moon landing, in the town where Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins trained for moon walks. Second Wednesday of each month.

February 14, 2019 - December 1, 2019

Apollo 11 moon landing re-enactments 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, U.S. Space and Rocket Center

February 14, 2019 - August 23, 2019

Exhibit on the Great Space Race, part of Apollo: When We Went to the Moon.

February 14, 2019 - August 23, 2019

Apollo: When We Went to the Moon exhibit, U.S. Space and Rocket Center

April 13, 2019 - September 2, 2019

Apollo 11 Command Module Columbia featured in Destination Moon touring exhibit, Seattle Museum of Flight

July 8, 2019 - July 10, 2019

“Chasing the Moon,” four-hour PBS documentary tracing the origin of the space race through the first lunar landing.

July 10, 2019

“Back to the Moon,” NOVA special on PBS highlights the next generation of engineers preparing to send spacecraft to the moon as a stepping stone for missions to Mars, asteroids and other destinations in deep space.

July 13, 2019

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Gala with Buzz Aldrin at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.

July 13, 2019 - July 20, 2019

ApolloPalooza, activities and events featuring an astronaut and historians at the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum.

July 16, 2019 - July 20, 2019

Apollo 11 celebration on the National Mall.

July 16, 2019

Apollo Celebration Gala alongside a Saturn 5 rocket.

July 16, 2019

U.S. Space & Rocket Center will commemorate the efforts of NASA’s workforce and contractors to launching Apollo 11 on July 16, 1969.

July 16, 2019

Attempt at world record for number of model rockets launched worldwide at 9:32 a.m. in each time zone during a 24-hour period.

July 19, 2019

NASA TV to show anniversary celebrations at NASA facilities.

July 20, 2019

Model rocket contest with trophies and prizes at the NASA Goddard Visitor Center. On-site registration required.

July 20, 2019

Utah Section of AIAA, Utah Engineers Council and other space-related organizations will present exhibits at Space Exploration Day Holiday.

July 20, 2019

National Association of Rocketry clubs to launch rockets and host picnics and parties as part of Project Apollo Gold.

July 20, 2019

Newton in Space, a family day offering participants a chance to build and launch model rockets.

July 20, 2019

Summer Science Saturday, at the University of Arizona Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, features Apollo 11 lectures, displays and family activities.

July 20, 2019

Zero Gravity Corp. and Space Florida will offer parabolic flights simulating lunar gravity.

July 20, 2019

Landing on the Lawn: a celebration of the lunar landing with family-friendly activities and demonstrations by Cosmosphere International SciEd Center & Space Museum at Hutchinson Community College.

July 20, 2019

Video of Neil Armstrong taking his first step onto the lunar surface will be shown at 8:56 p.m. Mountain Time in Trolley Square to coincide with the anniversary.

July 24, 2019

Johnson Space Center Gala.