The Saturn V Rocket Projected on the Washington Monument!


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Enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime celebration of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, featuring a 363-foot Saturn V rocket projected on the east face of the Washington Monument and a special “Apollo 50: Go for the Moon” show! This presentation was conceived and commissioned by the National Air and Space Museum, and is made possible through a partnership with the US Department of the Interior and 59 Productions.

What: 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11
When: July 16-20, 2019; find the time(s) here
Where: Washington Monument, 2 15th St. NW, Washington, DC 20024
Event Details: Find them here

On July 16-18, 2019, the projection will be live from 9:30 pm to 11:30 pm.

It all builds up to July 19 and 20, 2019, when we will present “Apollo 50: Go for the Moon,” a 17-minute show that will combine full-motion projection mapping artwork and archival footage to recreate the launch of Apollo 11 and tell the story of the first Moon landing. The show will unfold on the face of the Washington Monument and supporting screens, including a 40-foot-wide recreation of the famous Kennedy Space Center countdown clock.

The free show will run at 9:30 pm, 10:30 pm, and 11:30 pm July 19-20, 2019!

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