Apollo 50th Anniversary Celebration

July 13, 2019 @ 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM

West Chester University presents Apollo 50th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday,  July 13 from  5 – 10 p.m.

On July 19, 1969, Apollo 11 made history when the first men walked on the Moon.  The Mather Planetarium will be hosting a special event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of these extraordinary NASA Apollo missions.  We invite everyone to join us for an evening of activities including a keynote presentation, planetarium shows, telescope viewing, and hands-on activities.

5 – 6 pm Keynote Speaker John Conrad, NASA Solar System Ambassador  - Main Hall room 168

6 - 10 pm Planetarium Show: Fulldome Movie “Apollo 11: Man’s First Steps onto the Moon” – Mather Planetarium Schmucker Science Center Link 158

6 - 10 pm Telescope Viewing

6 – 10 pm Hands-on Activities

This special event is FREE and open to the general public.  Visitors may park in any WCU commuter parking lot free of charge.  Parking meters must be paid.  A map of the campus, with the locations of the various activities, can be found here.



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