A ceremony to launch the sale of the U.S. Mint’s new Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Collection, coin purchasing and astronaut autograph opportunities.
With the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s historic mission to the Moon in July of next year as well as the return of human spaceflight on the Space Coast, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is expecting record visitation in 2019.
‘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.