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!

Use these quick links to learn more about Apollo 50th!
Apollo Anniversary Events at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
Interviews with Apollo Astronauts and Crew
Community Events Celebrating the Apollo Anniversary
Enhancements to Apollo/Saturn V Center
Apollo-Era Blogs and Attractions

Events at the visitor complex:

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Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex!

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Hear From Apollo Astronauts:

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Presented by:

Astronaut Scholarship Foundation

Event Sponsors:

Aldrin Family Foundation

Ann & Gordon Brown

ASRC Federal

APT Research

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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.

Visit the Space Shop