Category: apollo 11

U.S. Postal Service Unveils 1969: First Moon Landing Forever Stamps to Commemorate Apollo 11

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing on July 20, 1969, the U.S. Postal Service is pleased to reveal two stamp designs commemorating that historic milestone. Additional details are coming about the date, time and location for the first-day-of issue ceremony.

NASA to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing with an Array of Special Events

NASA will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon mission and look to the future of exploration on the Moon and Mars with a live, two-hour television broadcast Friday, July 19, and partner-led events taking place across the country from July 16 through July 20.

Apollo Mission Control Reopens in All Its Historic Glory, 50 Years After Their Milestone

On July 20, 1969, the United States achieved the most profound milestone of human accomplishment when it landed NASA astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the Moon, while their command module pilot Michael Collins orbited above.

HUGE SAVINGS: Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Offering Florida Four-Pack Special

The countdown to savings for Floridians is on at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. From now through June 27, 2019, Florida residents can take advantage of the Florida Four-Pack special, which offers a party of four admission for just $159, a $69 discount.

VIDEO: ‘The Eagle Has Landed,’ Apollo 11 Touched Down On Moon 49 Years Ago Today

‘Houston, Tranquility Base Here. The Eagle Has Landed.’ July 1969. It’s a little over eight years since the flights of Gagarin and Shepard, followed quickly by President John Kennedy’s challenge to put a man on the moon before the decade is out.