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Celebrate Apollo Anniversaries with Space Center Houston


Space Center Houston |
May 23, 2019

Space Center Houston is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission this summer. Join NASA Johnson Space Center's official visitor center for the anniversary of the Apollo 11 blastoff on July 16 and through the mission’s conclusion, when the astronauts safely splashed down on July 24.

To learn more about the schedule of events, go here:

https://spacecenter.org/apollo-50/apollo-anniversary-celebration/

Space Center Houston is offering discounted Golden Tickets for all Johnson employees and contractors, as well as a limited number of guests, to its Apollo 11 50th Live celebration on July 20, which will include a family STEM Zone full of fun and educational activities, a concert featuring multiple artists (to be announced soon) and a countdown to Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the Moon with synchronized LED wristbands.

On July 20, JSC employees and contractors will receive their usual complimentary access to normal Space Center Houston activities. The Golden Ticket upgrade to enjoy the concert experience is $20. Johnson employees and contractors must show their NASA ID and purchase tickets on-site at Space Center Houston. Fine print: Limit one Golden Ticket per employee or contractor, and you must be present to purchase.

With your NASA ID and on-site only, Johnson employees and contractors may purchase up to three Golden Tickets for family/friends at $44.95 per ticket. Any additional tickets are full price ($49.95).

A very limited number of VIP packages are available for July 20, and you can read more details about those packages and their pricing here:

https://spacecenter.org/apollo-50/apollo-anniversary-celebration/

Space Center Houston is offering JSC employees and contractors the opportunity to purchase tickets in-person starting at 8 a.m. Friday, May 24, and Monday, May 27, at Space Center Houston. Tickets may also be purchased in person any day during Space Center Houston’s normal operating hours. 

Tickets go on sale to the general public at noon Friday, May 24, so act quickly to secure your spot on this historic day!

Questions? Contact Space Center Houston at schinfo@spacecenter.org or 281-244-2100.


Leaving footprints on the Moon. Artemis and Gateway will be the next programs to further human space exploration of our lunar neighbor. Image Credit: NASA
Leaving footprints on the Moon. Artemis and Gateway will be the next programs to further human space exploration of our lunar neighbor. Image Credit: NASA