More to explore about the Apollo 11 mission Crew Neil Armstrong, Commander Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., Lunar Module Pilot Michael Collins, Command Module Pilot Backup Crew James A. Lovell, Commander Fred W. Haise Jr., Lunar Module Pilot William A. Anders, Command Module Pilot Payload Columbia (CSM-107) Eagle (LM-5) Launch July
After two years, we are ready to show off the newly restored Apollo Mission Control Center! Two years in the making, this monumental project has returned this national historic landmark to how it looked in 1969. This room has been restored to look as it originally did during the Apollo
July 20, 1969 is perhaps one of the most important dates in history. It is the day humans first stepped foot on the Moon, a feat once imagined to be impossible. The Apollo 11 mission placed astronauts Aldrin and Armstrong on the lunar surface, proving that humans could travel to
Did you know that during the Apollo 11 mission, the average age of flight controllers was just 28? Imagine being responsible for landing a man on the Moon for the first time ever in your late twenties. What was it like? How did they prepare? What was the most challenging
A community of backers from around the world joined Space Center Houston and the City of Webster to help restore the Apollo Mission Control Center at NASA Johnson Space Center and preserve the legacy of the Apollo Program just in time for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission.
How did it feel to experience the magnitude of the space race from the inside? What is it like to be the child of an Apollo astronaut? Find out at our Children of Apollo event on July 18. Children of Apollo-era astronauts and flight controllers will share their memories and
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the Moon with a blockbuster concert July 20. See award-winning artists WALK THE MOON and Phillip Phillips live as part of Apollo 11 50th Live, presented by JSC Federal Credit Union. Buy Tickets WALK THE MOON Hailing from Cincinnati, OH,
Our summer exhibit Journey to Space is now open! Explore a rotating International Space Station module. Launch a rocket. Experiment with a vacuum chamber. Try your hand at operating a robotic arm. See artifacts like astronaut food and Neil Armstrong’s Apollo 11 training gloves and more! Journey to Space is