Apollo 11 50th Anniversary: Open Day at HQ Sun 21st July

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary: Open Day at HQ Sun 21st July

The British Interplanetary Society is opening its doors to the public for a special day at our Arthur C Clarke House headquarters in Vauxhall, London, on July 21st for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon-landing in 1969.

Come and enjoy this special celebration of this very auspicious occasion, commemorating humanity’s first landing on the Moon! There will be a repeated programme of 90-minute visits** beginning at 10.00am, 12.00pm, 2.00pm, and 4.00pm, including:

  • A talk describing the Apollo 11 mission, plus a brief history of the BIS,
  • A tour of our facilities, including our extensive library,
  • Apollo archive documents and technical schematics,
  • Original space art depicting some of the World’s first serious design concepts for spaceflight and space habitation.

Have you ever wanted to be an Apollo astronaut and relive Neil Armstrong & Buzz Aldrin’s exciting experience of piloting the “Eagle” to the Sea of Tranquility? – Try our Lunar Module lander simulator!

As we are a self-funded registered charity (no.250556), we would ask visitors for a suggested voluntary contribution of ÂŁ10 each for adults, with FREE entry for children/under-21s.

** Because of fire regulations, there is a limited capacity of 50 people at any time, so please email: [email protected] to register or book your place at: Eventbrite: Apollo 11 50th Anniversary: Open Day at HQ Sun 21st July

 

We look forward to welcoming you at the BIS!

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