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Apollo 11 Moon Landing 50th Anniversary Contest at NASA Goddard

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NASA Goddard Visitor Center

8800 Greenbelt Road

Greenbelt, MD 20771

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Celebrate the first moon landing’s 50th anniversary at the NASA Goddard Visitor Center.

Be part of the National Association of Rocketry’s nationwide celebration of Apollo 11. The first 200 registrants will receive free Apollo 11 commemorative items. Attempt to land your model rocket nearest the flag within a moon drawn on the ground. Trophies & model rocket kit prizes are awarded to the top youth and adult finishers. This event includes a narrated demo launch of models of historic NASA rockets, including the Saturn V-Apollo rocket that went to the moon.

The contest is free. On-site registration is required on contest day. You must register in person to receive the free commemorative items. You must bring your own rocket and motors or purchase them at the nearby Goddard Gift Shop. An awards ceremony follows the contest.

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NASA Goddard Visitor Center

8800 Greenbelt Road

Greenbelt, MD 20771

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