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Apollo 11 talk

Griffith Observatory
Celebrates Apollo 13


On April 11, 1970, a powerful Saturn V rocket launched three men from Kennedy Space Center with the intention to land man on the Moon for the third time. Griffith Observatory celebrates the 50th anniversary of this historic achievement with a day of special programs and family activities. Bring the family and join the free celebration or watch on GriffithObservatoryTV.



Watch Our Celebration of Apollo 13 at Griffith Observatory
April 10, 2020

Apollo 11 talk

Program of Events

Fifty years ago, the Saturn V rocket launched from Kennedy Space Center with astronauts Jim Lovell, Jack Swigert, and Fred Haise. Apollo 13 was the third mission with the hope to send astronauts to the surface of Earth's Moon. Join us for a program of presentations and activities to celebrate and remember this achievement with special guest Apollo engineer, Don Harvey. FREE

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