The Health Museum

Health, Moon and Beyond: 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing

Saturday, Jul. 20, 2019 – Saturday, Jul. 20, 2019

03:00 PM


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.

Admission Cost:

Adults: $10.00

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.


  • 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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