In 1969 United States of America did the unthinkable! Fifty years ago, on July 21st, the Apollo 11 was the first spacecraft to land on the moon. This is the historical space craft that Commander Neil Armstrong and lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin were on. Many movies and books have been released over he past half century to keep the memory of this amazing journey alive. Houston has a close connection with this astronomical event since the NASA control center is located here! While Apollo 11 physically launched from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the control center in Houston was in constant contact throughout the entire journey. Saturday is going to be a regional celebration!
This Saturday in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, the Tomball Depot will be hosting a celebration from 11 AM to 4 PM. The well-known 1907 Depot Museum in Tomball will be showcasing and educational exhibit which will include a video of the mission, photographs, a small diorama and much more! Since the Tomball Depot is a historic train station, there will also be an exhibit that honors the NASA Railroad. The NASA Railroad exhibit will be honoring the years that I supported the United States’ space program at the Kennedy Space Center located in Florida. Parking and admission to this event is free and you can come and go as you please! Be apart of this historical celebration that marks the half century anniversary since the amazing mission that landed the United States of America on the moon before any other country in the world!