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One Giant Leap for Mankind

Louisiana Art & Science Museum Atrium

Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 10:00am - 5:00pm

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo lunar landing with hands-on activities from 10 AM to 2 PM and special planetarium shows from 10 AM to 5 PM, including the recently-released Apollo 11: First Steps Edition. Also, check out a display on the moon landing in Science Station and authentic lunar samples in our atrium!

Image: Astronaut Buzz Aldrin salutes the deployed United States flag during an Apollo 11 Extravehicular Activity (EVA) on the lunar surface. The Lunar Module (LM) is on the left, and the footprints of the astronauts are clearly visible in the soil of the Moon. Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong took this picture with a 70mm Hasselblad lunar surface camera. Source: NASA Photographs from the Internet Archive (Public Domain).