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Moon Landing 50th Anniversary: Hornet Space Movies Festival | Alameda
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Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission which landed on the moon on July 20, 1969, with Neil Armstrong taking the historic first steps on the moon 6 hours later. The first steps on the moon took place at 7:56pm Pacific Time.
Apollo 11 blasted off on July 16, 1969. Neil Armstrong, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin and Michael Collins were the astronauts on Apollo 11. Four days later, Armstrong and Aldrin landed on the moon.
“One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” – Neil Armstrong
Fifty years later, the world is remembering the historic mission, and right here in the Bay, our local museums are hosting celebratory anniversary events as well.
Come aboard to explore the future of space exploration through these Smithsonian Channel documentaries, while surrounded by the past innovations that launched men to the Moon!
- 11 am – 12:30 pm: “Finding Life in Outer Space”
- 1 pm – 2:30 pm: “Billionaire Space Club”
- 3 pm – 4:30 pm: “Leaving Earth: Or How to Colonize a Planet”
*This event is included with regular Admission, all films will be screened in Hangar Bay 3. Hornet Museum Members are always free.
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Address: 707 W. Hornet Avenue, Alameda, Ca