One Giant Leap: A 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Moon Landing

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Imagine you are witnessing history-making events through virtual reality experiences, expert speakers, and hands-on family activities. Presented in partnership with WUCF and the Orange County Regional History Center. Share your love for space exploration in our community, 60's or space-themed attire is encouraged.

Upcoming Events

No Registration Required
Saturday
July
20
10:00​am
(Library Central)
Event Category: Science & Math
Meet Jet Propulsion from the popular PBS KIDS’ animated series “Ready Jet Go!” which airs on WUCF TV.
Learn more >
No Registration Required
Saturday
July
20
10:00​am
(Children's Department - Ask at Desk)
Imagine you are witnessing history-making events through virtual reality experiences, expert speakers and hands-on family activities. Presented in partnership with WUCF and the History Center.
Learn more >
No Registration Required
Saturday
July
20
10:00​am
(Video Production Studio)
Event Categories: Video Production; General Events
Take your own small steps toward planting the flag on the Moon in the Melrose Video Studio!
Learn more >
No Registration Required
Saturday
July
20
10:00​am
(Melrose Classroom)
Event Categories: General Events; Audio Production
Grab a seat in the Melrose Classroom and create a soundtrack for your space mission using littleBits Synth kits.
Learn more >
No Registration Required
Saturday
July
20
10:00​am
(Fab Lab)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; General Events
Use a snap-circuit kit in the Fab Lab to build a radio and tune in to the Apollo 11 radio transmission.
Learn more >
No Registration Required
Saturday
July
20
10:00​am
(Photo Studio)
Event Categories: Photography; General Events
Need a photo on the Moon to show all your Earthling friends? Head over to the photo studio! Remember: pics or it didn't happen.
Learn more >
No Registration Required
Saturday
July
20
10:00​am
(Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined)
Drive a lunar rover around the surface of the Moon and land a space shuttle from low Earth orbit in the VR and Simulation Lab.
Learn more >
Saturday
July
20
10:00​am
Be a part of the greatest journey ever taken by humankind. Experience this historic event through the eyes of those who lived through it.
Learn more >
Saturday
July
20
10:00​am
Take a virtual journey into space! Learn about the fascinating features of our solar system, identify the differences between planets, and engage in fun interactive activities.
Learn more >
No Registration Required
Saturday
July
20
10:00​am
Explore the moon with your own "Lunar" Dash Robot as you navigate the moon's surface.
Learn more >

Thank you to our Sponsors