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Taste of Space: An Apollo 12 Celebration

Nov 08, 2019 | 7:00 - 10:00 PM Apollo/Saturn V Center

This November, the Apollo Program celebrations continue with the 50th anniversary of Apollo 12, the encore Moon landing. Join us Friday, November 8 from 7:00 – 10:00 PM at the Apollo/Saturn V Center for Taste of Space: An Apollo 12 Celebration, just days before the mission’s 50th anniversary.

This culinary event is hosted by Master of Ceremonies Jim Colbert of The Jim Colbert Show on Real Radio 104.1. Throughout the newly transformed Apollo/Saturn V Center, explore exclusive NASA art and artifacts from the archives while enjoying culinary demonstrations, cocktails and interactive exhibits that bring NASA’s Apollo Program to life. The event will highlight the crew of Apollo 12 and their advocacy for the arts and will welcome local artist Derek Gores as he unveils his new work that commemorates the second Moon-landing mission.

Award-winning chefs will present specialty offerings in a reception-style dining experience. Special guest chefs include:

  • Gidget Wickham, Delaware North, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
  • Micah Cook, Hilton Head Island, SC
  • Ambarish Lulay, Lafayette, Indiana

This exclusive, after hours reception is a separately ticketed event. Tickets are $159 (plus tax) and include:

  • Admission to Taste of Space: An Apollo 12 Celebration
  • Reception-style dining and cooking demonstrations
  • A meet and greet with the chefs
  • Two (2) drink vouchers
  • Access to the newly transformed Apollo/Saturn V Center interactive exhibits
  • Commemorative gifts
  • BUY TICKETS

Taste of Space: An Apollo 12 Celebration takes place at the Apollo/Saturn V Center, accessible only by Kennedy Space Center buses. Please arrive at the visitor complex’s main entrance by 7:00 PM to board the buses to the event. The event ticket does not include (or require) daily admission.

Learn more about NASA artwork’s colorful history at “How on Earth are NASA Science and Art Related?” on The Payload blog.


A table laden with hors d’oeuvres for Taste of Space: An Apollo 12 Celebration.

Taste of Space: An Apollo 12 Celebration

Moonwalk 1 by Andy Warhol, 1987

How on Earth are NASA and Art related?

Did you know that NASA’s collaboration with art dates back to the first years of NASA? NASA science and art has worked together for decades and the visitor complex is celebrating this fall.


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