Join us on Saturday, August 17 at the California Science Museum for the 1 p.m. screening of “Apollo 11: First Steps Edition” on their giant 7-story IMAX screen. This special edition of Todd Douglas Miller’s critically acclaimed Apollo 11 documentary, created exclusively for science centers and museum theaters, reconstructs the exhilarating final moments of preparation, liftoff, landing and return of this historic mission—one of humanity’s greatest achievements and the first to put men on the Moon.
With a newly-discovered trove of never-before-seen 70mm footage and audio recordings, Apollo 11: First Steps Edition joins Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, the Mission Control team and millions ofspectators around the world, during those momentous days and hours in 1969 when humankind took a giant leap into the future.
Adult tickets are $8.95 / $7.95 if you’re over 65. There is a $2.00 service fee.
Click here to purchase your ticket. Follow the steps/prompts and be sure to select the August 17, 1 p.m. show.
After the screening, take your IMAX ticket to the Endeavour queue on the 2nd floor to see the actual space shuttle on permanent display.
If you like, join us at noon for a casual lunch at the Science Center’s Trimana Grill. You can also grab a treat at the IMAX theater’s concession stand.
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