NASA Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Event
The NASA Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Event is a four day event starting on Tuesday, July 16 to Saturday, July 20. On Tuesday NASA there were videos showing Launch Reflection, the unveiling of Neil Armstrong Apollo 11 Spacesuit at the National Air and Space Museum, and premiere: In the Shadow of the Moon. On Wednesday there were documentaries shown on television. On Thursday, at the national mall, The Apollo festival event showcased exhibits, speakers, demonstrations and a host of fun activities for the entire family. NASA researchers, scientists and engineers showed NASA’s newest technologies and innovations that would take us forward to the Moon and on to Mars. Festival hours were 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 18 and 19, and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 20.