40th Anniversary of Apollo 11

June 2, 2009

Living by the Launch Pad:  40th Anniversary of Apollo11 features memorabilia of the NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) program with focus on the first man on the moon - Apollo 11 mission. On July 16th, 1969, Astronaut Neil Armstrong took the first step onto the surface of the moon, uttering the famous words:  "That's one small step for man; one giant leap for mankind".

On display will be items on loan from the Marshall Space Flight Center (Kennedy) and from members of the community including scale size Saturn 5 Rocket and NASA Mercury, Gemini and Apollo spacecrafts, full size replica space suits, original press books, newspapers, patches and other memorabilia from Apollo 11.

Programming includes three space themed family movie days, a design your own mission patch activity, a Pratt Whitney Rocketdyne bottle rocket demonstration and exciting guest speakers.

Call (561) 742-6390 for more information.

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