Global Rocket Launch

Event Date: 
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Event Time: 
11:00am - 6:00pm
Apollo 11 launch
Event Description: 

On July 16, 1969 at 8:32 AM EST, Apollo 11 launched. To recognize this important anniversary the Gaithersburg Community Museum will be participating in the Global Rocket Launch. Stop by the museum to build and launch straw rockets in an attempt to land on the moon. Win a prize if your rocket lands on the moon (while supplies last). Then join us at the Latitude Observatory on July 20 for the anniversary of the lunar landing and walk.


Event Type: 
Hands-on Activities
Open to the General Public?: 
Apollo 50th Anniversaries
Apollo 11,  Apollo Program
Event Location: 

Gaithersburg Community Museum

9 S. Summit Avenue
GaithersburgMaryland 20877
United States