Apollo 50

Apollo 11 Celebration

Saturday, July 20, 2019

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Apollo Celebration

Buzz Aldrin posing by the American flag on the Moon.

Looking Back, Leaping Forward

Visit the California Science Center on Saturday, July 20, 2019 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission and the historic landing on the moon! Enjoy fun hands-on activities and explore real space capsules from the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo-Soyuz missions. More details to come!

Don't miss Apollo 11: First Step Edition on our 7-story screen in IMAX with Laser! Experience the exhilarating final moments of preparation, liftoff, landing and return of this historic mission—one of humanity’s greatest achievements and the first to put men on the Moon. With a newly-discovered trove of never-before-seen 70mm footage and audio recordings, Apollo 11: First Steps Edition joins Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, the Mission Control team and millions of spectators around the world, during those momentous days and hours in 1969 when humankind took a giant leap into the future.

Enjoy a spectacular day of fun for the family! 

Watching Apollo 11

Former President Lyndon B. Johnson and then-current Vice President Spiro Agnew watching the Apollo 11 launch.

Apollo 11 Official Crew Portrait

Apollo 11 Official Crew Portrait with Neil A. Armstrong, Commander; Michael Collins, Command Module Pilot; and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., Lunar Module Pilot.

The Eagle Prepares to Land

The Apollo 11 Lunar Module Eagle preparing to land.

 Moon Bound - Apollo 11 Liftoff

The Apollo 11 Saturn V lifting off.

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Buzz Aldrin performing a core tube experiment.

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Buzz Aldrin walking on the Moon's surface.