Health, Moon and Beyond: 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing
Saturday, Jul. 20, 2019 – Saturday, Jul. 20, 2019
Come and celebrate the 50th anniversary of humanity's greatest achievement in exploration: the moon landing!
1969, orbiting Earth, three astronauts Michael Collins, Neil Armstrong, and Buzz Aldrin set out on a likely death mission that could only end in one of three ways: land, abort, or crash.
Join us Saturday, July 20th at 3:00 PM to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing with a screening of the Smithsonian Channel's The Day We Walked on the Moon and a concession stand with out of this world space-friendly snack options. Following the showing, there will be a panel discussion of space health topics from the moon landing to a journey to Mars featuring retired NASA astronauts and leaders in space health.
Guest panelists include:
• Dorit Donoviel, Ph.D.: Director of the Translational Research Institute for Space Health
• Jeffrey Sutton, Ph.D: Director of Baylor College of Medicine's Center for Space Medicine
• Dr. David Hilmers:Former NASA Astronaut, Physician, BCM Faculty
• Dr. Robert Satcher: Former NASA Astronaut and Orthopedic Oncologist at MD Anderson Cancer Center
The event is free with museum admission.
Children (3-12): $8.00
Seniors (65+): $8.00
Children 2 & Under: Free
Museum members are free!
If you plan to attend the screening, please RSVP here.
HOURS & ADMISSION
Monday - Saturday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday, 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sunday, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Special exhibits may require an additional fee
- General Admission: $10 per adult; $8 per child (ages 3-12); $8 per senior (ages 65+); Free for members and children under 2 yrs. Free Hours: Free Family Thursdays 2 - 7 pm.
Directions & Parking
- Paid Parking
- Street Parking
- Parking for Museum visitors is $5. Parking for non-Museum visitors is $8. Parking for Museum members is $3. Enter the parking lot from Hermann Dr. Metered street parking is available on streets surrounding the Museum.
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