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IAU100 Global Partners

This website is dedicated to the IAU100's celebration of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing in July 2019.

Event Updates and News

FEATURED: New Prizes Announced for the Moon Landing 50 Global Project

Four new prize categories have been created to stimulate further engagement and excitement for the Moon Landing 50 global event. To date, over 500 events in more than 80 countries have registered for participation.   

FEATURED: Children's Under One Moon Art Contest Announced

To encourage the engagement of youth throughout the Moon Landing 50 celebrations, a new art contest has been announced for children aged 5-12. 

FEATURED [IAU Press Release]: Join the Global Astronomical Community Celebrating the Moon Landing's 50th Anniversary in Over 120 Countries 

The Moon Landing 50 celebration was conceived as an IAU100 global project to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first human landing on the moon in 1969. The project comprises the largest coordinated Moon landing anniversary action worldwide with more than 120 countries celebrating the historic milestone. 

Moon Landing 50 in Ethiopia

Special celebrations are taking place in Ethiopia to mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. 

The Radio Science Orchestra presents "Music out of the Moon"

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first manned lunar landing and the centenary of the invention of the theremin, the Radio Science Orchestra presents "Music out of the Moon": an audio-visual spectacular charting the remarkable story of humanity's journey to the Moon.  

Moon Landing 50 in Nepal

Special celebrations are taking place in Nepal to mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. 

Moon Landing 50 in Portugal: Enjoying the Moonlight in the Gardens of the Official Residency of the Portuguese President 

Special celebrations are taking place in Portugal to mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. 

Moon Landing 50 Celebrations in Iraq

Celebrations are taking place in Iraq to mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. 

Moon Landing 50 Celebrations in Slovakia

Celebrations are taking place across Slovakia to mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. 

Moon Landing 50 Celebrations in Ireland

Celebrations are taking place across Ireland to mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. 

Moon Landing 50 Celebrations in Tunisia

Celebrations are taking place in Tunis, Tunisia to mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. 

Moon Landing 50 Celebrations in Senegal

Celebrations are taking place in Dakar, Senegal to mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. 

Kerbal Space Challenge Launches Special Apollo 11 Challenge

The Kerbal Space Program video game is launching a special Challenge to recognize the Apollo 11 mission. 

Moon Landing 50 Telescope Winners Celebrate Around the World

Discover how the winners of the Moon Landing 50 telescope contest will be using their telescopes to join the global celebrations. 

India's Moon Habitat Design Contest

Moon Habitat Design Contest is a national level competition organised by Natskies to celebrate 50th anniversary of the moon landing. 

Puerto Colombia Looks Up to the Moon

Discover how Puerto Colombia will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with special local radio programs. 

Museum of Flight Special Anniversary Events

The Museum of Flightis 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.  

To the Moon and Beyond – A Podcast Series from The Conversation

To the Moon and Beyond is a new five-part podcast series from The Conversation exploring the past 50 years of space exploration since the 1969 moon landings and the 50 years ahead of us.  

United Kingdom Prepares for Celebrations Across the Country

The UK Association for Science and Discovery Centres (ASDC) is working in partnership with The UK Space Agency to bring together and share the huge range of Moon events, festivals and activities taking place across the United Kingdom as a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing.  

Moon Landing 50 Prepares for Global Celebration

[From IAU100]

 

The IAU100 Moon Landing 50 global project was conceived to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first human landing on the moon in 1969. Diverse activities and events in more than 70 countries have registered for participation. 

Listen to 50 Years of Lunar Exploration

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing, SYSTEM Sounds was invited by NASA to convey the scientific legacy of the Apollo mission through sound.  

Science Through Storytelling: We Share the Same Moon

We Share the Same Moon is an innovative project that was developed to create an inclusive approach to science education, by introducing science through storytelling.  

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California Prepares for Moon Month in July!

In San Francisco, California, the Exploratorium is preparing a month-long celebration dedicated to the museum’s 50th anniversary and the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11.  

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Telescope Contest Winners Announced

20 recipients and organisations from around the world have been selected to receive a telescope to be used for outreach and education as part of the IAU100 global event Moon Landing 50. 

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Participate in the On The Moon Again Event from 12-13 July 2019!

The On The Moon Again event invites everyone to observe the Moon on the 12th and 13thof July to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first human moon landing.  

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Win a Telescope to use for the IAU100 Moon Landing Celebration Event

Applications are now being accepted for event organisers of the IAU100 Moon Landing Anniversary Celebration in July 2019 to win a telescope for use during the activities. Entries are welcome from all countries. 

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Fly Me To The Moon: A Theatrical Celebration of the Moon Landing Anniversary Milestone

"The play is a tribute to the fascination that we humans have felt for our nightly companion since the beginning of time and to our desire to learn, to be curious, to never stop exploring."