Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebration

Arizona Science Center is celebrating one of the greatest human achievements in science – the 50th anniversary of human’s first steps on the moon!

That’s right, July 16, is exactly 50 years after the launch of the Saturn V rocket from Cape Kennedy carrying Commander Neil Armstrong, Command Module Pilot Michael Collins, and Lunar Module Pilot Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin. All month long, the Science Center will be commemorating the historic mission with events and space-themed programming. All leading to the BIGGEST Apollo 11 50th anniversary celebration in Arizona.

On Saturday, July 20, join us for an out-of-this-world celebration of man's first steps on the moon on that monumental day in 1969 as part of NASA's Apollo 11 lunar mission! From exploring the Sun, Earth, Universe exhibit to engaging in hands-on space and moon-themed activities, we’ll spark curiosity in what's next in innovation and exploration through a fun-filled day for the entire family. What is the next giant leap? And, join us throughout the summer for more Apollo-themed programming.


Learn more about the Apollo 11 Mission and make sure to join us in the celebration!