Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission

SPECIAL EXHIBIT Now Closed Entry: Exhibit Ticket Required | Location: Union Terminal Don’t miss the final stop of Apollo 11’s national tour On July 24, 1969, the Apollo 11 mission met President Kennedy’s 1961 challenge of “landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to the earth” before the end of the decade. Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission explores and honors that great achievement using genuine flown artifacts from the Apollo 11 mission on loan from the National Air and Space Museum. Featuring the Apollo command module Columbia — the only portion of the historic spacecraft to survive the lunar journey — the exhibition explores the birth and development of the American space program and the space race in time for the 50th anniversary of humankind’s greatest scientific achievement. Destination Moon gives guest the rare opportunity to see artifacts that made … Continue reading Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission