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A Giant Leap - Houston Celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing

“Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed.” The 50th anniversary of the epic Apollo 11 mission to the moon will be celebrated at Discovery Green in a free public event on Saturday, July 20, 2019. Featured will be a paratrooper landing by the US Army Golden Knights, exhibitions from the Johnson Space Center, Lone Star Flight Museum, commentary by Douglas Brinkley, author of American Moonshot (Harper Collins 2019), a screening of Apollo 11 (2019, 93 min., G), Discovery Green’s artisan/collectible market and much more.

Partners include NASA, Johnson Space Center, Lone Star Flight Museum, US Army Golden Knights, Rice University, Cinema Arts Festival, Houston Astronomical Society, Houston First Corporation and more.

Dates: 
Saturday, July 20, 2019, 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Price: 
Free
Venue: 
Discovery Green
Address: 
1500 McKinney Street
Houston, TX 77010

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