Astronomy Night Celebrates Apollo 11

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11

Journey back to the Moon with NASA’s Noah Petro, deputy project scientist for the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, and glimpse breathtaking images taken by the LRO of the original lunar landing site of the Apollo 11 mission. Celebrate the 50th anniversary of this bold mission with Dr. Petro, who will share an up-close look at this legendary site and discuss how the lunar surface images taken by the LRO will guide scientists as they plan our next mission back to our cosmic neighbor.

Astronomy Night will be primarily standing room only because of reduced seating capacity. Registration does not guarantee a seat.

7:30pm: Presentation

8:15pm–10:00pm: Stargazing on the flight deck (weather permitting)

Arrive early and explore the Museum, which will open for free at 5pm as part of our Free Fridays series.

Registration is not required for Free Fridays.











When: Fri., Jul. 19, 2019 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86
212-245-0072
Price: $15
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Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11

Journey back to the Moon with NASA’s Noah Petro, deputy project scientist for the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, and glimpse breathtaking images taken by the LRO of the original lunar landing site of the Apollo 11 mission. Celebrate the 50th anniversary of this bold mission with Dr. Petro, who will share an up-close look at this legendary site and discuss how the lunar surface images taken by the LRO will guide scientists as they plan our next mission back to our cosmic neighbor.

Astronomy Night will be primarily standing room only because of reduced seating capacity. Registration does not guarantee a seat.

7:30pm: Presentation

8:15pm–10:00pm: Stargazing on the flight deck (weather permitting)

Arrive early and explore the Museum, which will open for free at 5pm as part of our Free Fridays series.

Registration is not required for Free Fridays.

Buy tickets/get more info now