To commemorate this anniversary, NASA CTSGC is excited to announce a month-long series of statewide events that will be held in July 2019! Find out more.
The Apollo 11 Recovery
On July 24, 1969, the Apollo 11 capsule plummeted from space and landed in the Pacific Ocean about 1,000 miles off the coast of Hawaii. Four young service members handpicked for their strength and swimming abilities arrived on the scene of the splashdown to bring the first humans to walk on the surface of the moon to safety. Find out more.
Events to Celebrate Apollo 11 50th Anniversary this Summer!
To mark the 50th anniversary, there are a variety of commemorative Apollo 11 events around the country. These “Apollo 50th” Anniversary events are happening at some of the best space museums and NASA facilities and are open to all ages! Find out more.
10 Amazing Facts About the Apollo 11 Moon Landing