Weekend Walk on the Moon – An Apollo 11 Moon Landing Celebration

Event Date: 
Friday, July 19, 2019 to Sunday, July 21, 2019
Palmyra Cove
Event Description: 

The Institute for Earth Observations at Palmyra Cove is proud to announce a “Weekend Walk on the Moon” in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. From special guest speakers to building rockets to walking on the Moon in virtual reality*. There is something to do for every family member. This event is free to the public.

Friday Evening:
    •    Special Guest Speaker (TBA)
    •    Moon and Earth Visualizations throughout the STEM Center
    •    Virtual and Augmented Reality Experiences at the Innovation Lab


Saturday and Sunday:
    •    Starlab Planetarium Shows
    •    NASA STEM Challenges
    •    Hands-on Space Activities
    •    Outdoor “GLOBE on the Moon” Activities
    •    Moon Quest Map Game
    •    Outdoor Solar Viewing with Sun Scopes
    •    Virtual and Augmented Reality Experiences at the Innovation Lab
    •    Moon and Earth Visualizations throughout the STEM Center
*Two virtual reality experiences will be featured: The Blu produced by WEVR, Inc, and Lunar Learning Expeditions developed at the Institute’s Innovation Lab.

    Event Type: 
    Educational
    Exhibit
    Hands-on Activities
    Lecture / Talk
    Planetarium Show
    Open to the General Public?: 
    Yes
    Topic: 
    Apollo 50th Anniversaries,  Earth's Moon,  Human Exploration and Operations
    Mission: 
    Apollo 11,  Apollo Program
    Event Location: 
    Palmyra Cove Nature Park
    PalmyraNew Jersey 08065
    United States
    Additional Comments: 
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