Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 at the Space Foundation Discovery Center, July 20

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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.)

Activities include:

  • Breakfast with an Astronaut, Duane "Digger" Carey, separate ticket price, please see details in link below.
  • The United States Postal Service will be here for a special one-of-a-kind Apollo 11 postmark celebration and the 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.
  • The United States Air Force Academy presents Engineering the Chemistry of Rockets
    • Showtimes: 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
    • Building rockets
    • 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!

    Save $2 and purchase your tickets here now!

    Buzz Aldrin


    Wednesday, June 19, 2019