To the Moon and Beyond

On this date 50 years ago, Americans Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin become the first men to walk on the moon. Come out to Discovery Place Science to learn all about the wonders of space from the moon to beyond.

Visitors can create a pocket solar system, interact with members of the Charlotte Astronomers Club, use a solar viewer to look at the sun, use space math to find out your weight on other planets, test out your astronaut skills with hands-on activities, go inside the Star Lab to get a better view of space, see a real meteorite and other space-related items from our Collections Department and learn about how astronauts are using DNA sequencing in space.

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