Museum of Flight Special Anniversary Events
5 July 2019
Credit: The Museum of Flight
The Museum of Flight is the largest independent, non-profit air and space museum in the world, and it is preparing a series of special activities for the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.
The Museum will be hosting Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission,a new exhibit featuring rare Smithsonian artifacts. The NASA Apollo 11 command module Columbia that flew on humankind’s first journey to the Moon is the centerpiece of the Museum’s special exhibition. Destination Moon will be on view April 13 to September 2 and will feature special programs throughout the run of the exhibition, plus a weekend festival during the July 20 50th anniversary.
A special Lunar Block Party will also be held from 19-21 July. Featured events include American Idol top 10 finalists live in concert, 60’s-themed activities, and a meet and greet with various space professionals. Other ongoing activities include a NASA re-broadcast of the Moon landing, STEM Moonshot LEGO building, family activities, and Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter talks.