Apollo 11 45th Anniversary Commemoration Education and Outreach Event
Friday, May 16, 2014
St. Louis Science Center Planetarium
- Guest appearance and presentation by famous NASA Flight Director Gene Kranz.
- Launch demonstration of historic scale model replicas of historic NASA and Russian manned space vehicles.
- Apollo 11 launch reenactment from a scale working replica of the Saturn V Launch Complex.
|9:30 a.m.||Registration and Check-In (Planetarium)|
|10 a.m.||Program Start - Presentation of the Colors by Parks College Honor Guard (archery field - adjacent to planetarium parking lot)*|
|10:15 a.m.||Historic NASA Manned Space Vehicle Launch Demonstration
V-2, Mercury Redstone, Mercury Atlas, Agena Atlas, Gemini Titan*
|10:25 a.m.||Gene Kranz
Welcome, Recollection of the Apollo 11 Mission*
|10:30 a.m.||Apollo 11 Scale Model Launch Reenactment*|
|10:35 a.m.||Playing of Stars and Stripes|
|10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.||Student groups split into the following three activities|
|Group 1: Student Lunch Break - St. Louis Science Center
Group 2: CLC Straw Rocket Activity - Planetarium Lobby Areas
Group 3: Essay winners lunch - TBD
|12:15 p.m.||Gene Kranz Main Presentation (Planetarium)
Anna Green Master of Ceremony*
|1 p.m.||Students Tour Science Center|
*Streamed on watch.more.net.