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Astronaut Anniversary Dinner
June 6th, 6:00 pm
Join us to celebrate, acknowledge and reflect on the greatest human and technological achievement of our time as we remember this historic event with Apollo Astronauts, Flight Directors and Grumman Engineers. We will recognize the significant role that Long Islanders played in the success of the program and the universal feelings of pride, accomplishment, hope, and optimism that the moon landing generated around the world.
Join us for this once in a lifetime experience.
> Cocktails in the Galleries
> Elegant Dinner and Program
> Apollo Astronaut Tribute
> Space Memorabilia Auction
> Scheduled Guests:
– Walt Cunningham, Apollo 7
– Rusty Schweickart, Apollo 9
– Fred Haise, Apollo 13
– Charlie Duke, Apollo 16
– Harrison Schmitt, Apollo 17
– Gerry Griffin, Apollo Flight Director
– Milt Windler, Apollo Flight Director
Plus other invited Astronauts and Flight Directors
Tickets: $275 per person
Family Moon Fest
July 20th DAY
A fun, family-friendly festival at the museum that includes visits from Long Island Space Shuttle Astronauts including Bill Shepherd (Babylon) and Charlie Carmada (Ozone Park). All day activities include virtual reality experiences, model rocket launches, and a countdown at 4:18 pm to collectively watch, re-experience, and honor as a community, the historic “The Eagle has Landed” Lunar Module landing on the moon.
As a special bonus, all museum attendees will get a free showing of the new highly-acclaimed documentary, Apollo 11 First Steps Edition in our immersive Dome Theater. Tickets: $20
Community Countdown Dinner
July 20th EVE
A lively dinner and champagne toast with music and dancing, as the community comes together to watch and re-experience the unforgettable first steps on the moon at 10:56 pm with a special moon landing viewing and countdown. Photo opportunities in our re-created 1969 living room. Opportunities to share stories and learn about Long Island’s contributions to advancements in space.
A true celebration of Long Island pride. A dinner ticket automatically gives admission to Apollo Moon Fest events during the day. Tickets: $125
Tickets can be purchased at www.cradleofaviation.org/apollo or by calling Reservations 516-572-4066 (M-F) 10:00am-4:00pm) Grumman Retirees and Museum Members, may call Reservations for discounted tickets.
Proceeds to Benefit Museum Education and Preservation Programs. www.cradleofaviation.org/apollo