Apollo 50th Anniversary

Join Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo Program. This year the commemoration continues with a series of on-site and community events honoring the historic Moon landing of Apollo 11, and giveaways on all milestone dates. Plus, new and redesigned exhibits will continuously be added to the Apollo/Saturn V Center, showcased in a big ceremony this July. Don’t miss out on these milestone celebrations!

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Apollo Anniversary Community Events:

Delaware North at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is a proud presenter of various community events this July. Be sure to visit the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation website for more information about the following events celebrating this milestone anniversary:

Astronaut Golf Tournament
July 12, 2019
Drive Shack Orlando

Astronaut Walking Pub Crawl
July 12, 2019
Cocoa Village

Astronaut Parade
July 13, 2019
Cocoa Beach

Celebrating Apollo Outdoor Concert with Alan Parsons
July 13, 2019
Cocoa Riverfront Park, Cocoa

The Families of Apollo – Brunch & Panel Discussion
July 14, 2019
Courtyard by Marriott Cocoa Beach

Women in Space Panel
July 14, 2019
Courtyard by Marriott Cocoa Beach

Future of Space Panel
July 14, 2019
Courtyard by Marriott Cocoa Beach

VIP Reception and Grand Reopening of the Apollo/Saturn V Center
July 14, 2019
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

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Apollo/Saturn V Center Updates:

The Apollo/Saturn V Center is undergoing some changes as we prepare for the big Transformation Celebration in July! Here are some updates on the reimagining process in the meantime.

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Apollo 8 astronauts

The Orbit of Apollo 8

The crew of Apollo 8 was the first to see the other side of the Moon. Learn more about this iconic mission for the 50th anniversary of its launch from Kennedy Space Center.

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Apollo 7 astronauts

The Firsts of Apollo 7

Apollo 7 was a mission of firsts from being the first crewed Apollo mission to the first TV broadcast in space.

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Saturn V Rocket launching from Kennedy Space Center.


50 years ago, Apollo 9 tested the lunar module, Spider, for the first time. See why this mission was so important to landing on the Moon.

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Family looks up to the Saturn V moon rocket on display at the Apollo/Saturn V Center.

Saturn V Rocket

Every man who stepped foot on the Moon launched from Kennedy Space Center atop a Saturn V rocket. Learn about the power of this rocket.

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Apollo Capsule

Apollo Treasures Gallery

View an actual Apollo spacecraft and legendary artifacts in a display so immersive you can actually see the moon dust on Alan Shepard's spacesuit.

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Lunar Theater

Lunar Theater

Relive the final few minutes leading up to the first words ever spoken from the surface of the moon, “…the Eagle has landed.”

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The Space Shop:

Shop for Apollo gear at the world’s largest store devoted to space memorabilia and NASA gear. Visit The Space Shop, The Right Stuff and other retail stores at the visitor complex for the complete collection of Apollo memorabilia.

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