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  • Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission and one of humanities greatest achievements with an array of events. We will be celebrating through out the science centre, observatory, and just outside our facilities with everything from rocket launches to our very own Moon rock.

July 15 - 21

All Ages

Included with Science Centre Admission

July 15 - 21

All Ages

Included with Science Centre Admission

July 15 - 21

All Ages

Included with Science Centre Admission

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the lunar landing

Apollo 11: First Steps Edition

Humanity's Greatest Adventure on Alberta's Largest Screen

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Sky Tours: Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Edition

Take a journey through our known universe, showcasing humans early thoughts and aspirations of flying to the Moon to the actual landings on the Moon from 1969 to 1972.

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Destination: Moon 3D Theatre

Hear & see the story of how we received the Moon rock. Plus then see the rock for yourself!

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#Astronaut

Snap a picture of you, your family, and friends as a astronaut

Blast Off!

Try your hand at building the perfect rocket ship in our S.P.A.C.E. Gallery and see what new heights you can reach

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Lunar Lander

Maneuver a lunar lander yourself and try your hand at completing objectives while exploring new worlds.

July 16

The Launch of 10 Saturn V Model Rockets

On July 16, NASA has asked centres around the world to hold rocket launches to commemorate the launch of Apollo 11 to the Moon. Join us in this celebration and watch 10 Saturn V Model Rockets take flight in front of TELUS World of Science - Edmonton.

Launch pop bottles

3, 2, 1, Blast Off! Launch pop bottle rockets throughout the day.

Launch air rockets

Test your aim as you ready air rockets in the S.P.A.C.E. Gallery and see which targets you can hit.

July 20

The Launch of 10 Saturn V Model Rockets

Join us as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 crew landing on the Moon. We will set off 10 Saturn V Model Rockets at 2:17 p.m. (the time the LEM landed in 1969)

Model Rocket Launch

The Edmonton Rocketry Club will launch

Extra! Extra!

See old newspapers from the 60's and 70's showing the coverage of the great space race.

RASC Observatory

Special Observatory Hours

Explore the Night Sky

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