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 (live from California): Professor Hildreth (Hal) Walker, Jr. (conducted the Lunar Laser Ranging Operations during the original Apollo 11 Moon Landing)
  • Special Presentation: The Epic Voyage of Apollo 11, Frank O'Brien, NASA Solar System Ambassador  
  • Moon and Earth Visualizations throughout the Environmental 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: 
    Hands-on Activities
    Lecture / Talk
    Planetarium Show
    Open to the General Public?: 
    Apollo 50th Anniversaries,  Earth's Moon,  Human Exploration and Operations
    Apollo 11
    Event Location: 
    Palmyra Cove Nature Park
    PalmyraNew Jersey 08065
    United States
    Additional Comments: 
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