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Splashdown 50 Celebration at the USS Hornet

  • USS Hornet Sea, Air & Space Museum 707 W Hornet Ave, Pier 3 Alameda, CA 94501 (map)

Join the USS Hornet in commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the epic Apollo 11 lunar landing mission, the first time humans walked on the Moon! The USS Hornet flawlessly recovered the first moon walkers and their precious load of moon rocks from the Pacific Ocean with President Richard Nixon on board and 500 million TV viewers watching around the world.

Splashdown 50 commemorates the five Apollo missions from 1968-1969, leading up to and including Apollo 11. The California Academy of Sciences will be bringing a portable dome to show the Moon landing sites using OpenSpace.

Tickets are available for purchase in advance or at the door the day of event.

Earlier Event: July 20
First Steps Celebration at DMNS
Later Event: July 20
Celebrate the Moon Landing at HMNS