Houston, we have a 50th Celebration.....🦅

One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.
— Neil Armstrong

Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that first landed humans on the Moon. Commander Neil Armstrong and lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin landed the Apollo Lunar Module Eagle on July 20, 1969 with the support of and Command module pilot Michael Collins. To mark the 50th anniversary, the Bay Area celebrates with incredible space-themed events.


Splashdown 50 commemorates the five Apollo missions from 1968-1969, leading up to and including Apollo 11. The celebration will also frame the Apollo mission within its time as we explore the past, present, and future of space exploration programs planned by NASA and private commercial space companies. Splashdown 50 offers visitors an exciting opportunity to learn about the past and how it leads us into the next generation of space exploration!