Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 moonwalk

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's mission to the moon

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took mankind’s first steps on the moon on July 20, 1969.

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin walks on the surface of the moon near the leg of the lunar module Eagle during the Apollo 11 mission in 1969. Mission commander Neil Armstrong took this photograph as the two explored the Sea of Tranquility. (Source: NASA)
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin walks on the surface of the moon near the leg of the lunar module Eagle during the Apollo 11 mission in 1969. Mission commander Neil Armstrong took this photograph as the two explored the Sea of Tranquility. (Source: NASA)

Ingram Planetarium will hold an anniversary party July 20 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission.

The event includes activities and giveaways. At 7 p.m., Apollo 11: Man’s First Step on the Moon will be screened.

Ingram Planetarium is located at 7625 High Market Street in Sunset Beach, NC.

For tickets and more information, call 910-575-0033 or visit www.museumplanetarium.org.

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