50th anniversary celebration of the Apollo 11 Moon landing

Posted on June 20, 2019

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Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing and the 100th anniversary of UCLA!  Join us for a screening of the 2019 documentary film Apollo 11 followed by a Q&A with planetary science and space exploration experts.  

Rotten Tomatoes gives the film a 98% Tomatometer Rating and a 90% Audience Score, with the following summary: "Edifying and inspiring in equal measure, Apollo 11 uses artfully repurposed archival footage to send audiences soaring back to a pivotal time in American history."

Panelists include:

  • William F. Ballhaus Jr., former Director of the NASA Ames Research Center and former President and CEO of The Aerospace Corporation.
  • Professor Edward D. Young, a geochemist and cosmochemist in the Department of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences at UCLA.

UCLA's parking structures 2 or 9 are located nearby

This event is presented by UCLA's Department of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences, whose mission is to understand and protect our home in the universe.