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Celebrating Apollo 7

Celebrating the first crewed Apollo Mission

 Thursday 11 October 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the launch of the Apollo 7 mission, in which three astronauts flew into space on an Apollo spacecraft for the first time. This key mission marks the beginning of countdown to the 50th anniversary of landing on the Moon on 20 July 2019. Join us for a day celebrating the Apollo 7 mission and find out more about the astronauts, the spacecraft, and the key moments in NASA’s race to the Moon.


Apollo 7 crew


The following extra activities will be open to school groups as part of your standard group booking:


11:00 -12:30 – Interactive Space Race quiz, guided by our space experts. Location: Deck 4, Rocket Tower


11:00-12:30 – NASA Spinoffs. What NASA tech is fact and fiction? Location: Deck 4, Rocket Tower


12:00 - Apollo 7: Race to the Moon talk. Location: Live Space


13:00-15:00 – Tactile Moon drop-in demo. Location: Orbiting Earth gallery


13:30 - Apollo 7: Race to the Moon talk. Location: Live Space


14:20 - Planetarium show introducing the Moon and the other night sky constellations. Location: Planetarium


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