Aim for the Moon

3...2...1... blast off! Calling all astronauts! Saturday July 20 marks the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s Moon landing and we're celebrating to the moon and back!

Join us throughout the building, including our brand new Neil Armstrong Space Exploration Gallery, presented by the Harold C. Schott Foundation, and help us celebrate this monumental moment in human history.

Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Programs happening in our Neil Armstrong Space Exploration Gallery:

10 a.m. to noon: Make your own space helmet
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Dancing with Pones, Inc.
11 a.m.: Living In Space
2 p.m.: Moon Rocks, Moon Impacts
Various times: Mars Rover Challenge
All Day: Carillon Historical Park shares about Wright Brothers
All Day: University of Cincinnati will showcase activities with models of the Saturn 5 rocket and moon lander, balloon satellites, paper airplanes and alka-seltzer rockets.

Programs happening in our Duke Energy Children's Museum:

2 p.m.: SewWHAT? Constellation Embroidery in KidSPACE

Children's Museum Lobby:

10 a.m.: Stop by Sweet Jazz Treats' booth for their space themed cupcakes before they sell out!
Various times: Astronaut Academy – learn what it takes to become an astronaut through hands-on challenges and activities!

Programs happening in our STEM Lab (Mezz Level):

11 a.m.: Holocaust & Humanity Center Gallery Talk: Tiny Torah in Space (free)
3 p.m.: Elements: Fe

Space Day Partners
  • Drake Planetarium
  • GE Aviation
  • Pones, LLC.
  • L3 Harris Technologies
  • Holocaust and Humanity Center
  • Carillion Park
  • UC Aerospace
  • College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Office of Inclusive Excellence and Community Engagement Bridge Scholars