Experience the 50th anniversary of one of humankind’s grandest achievements in setting foot on the moon and celebrate Flagstaff's scientific role!
From July 2018 - December 2019, Flagstaff will be offering free events and activities. The Lunar Legacy Speaker Series, sponsored by the Flagstaff Festival of Science, will run on the second Wednesday of each month starting with Lowell Observatory historian Kevin Schindler on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, at 6pm Coconino Community College Lone Tree Campus. For more information visitFlagstaff AZ Lunar Legacy.
We had a great time at the Flagstaff Lunar Legacy kick off event at the Orpheum. It is going to be a great year full of events and activities to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing in 2019.
Below, guests learned about craters by making their own at our booth last night. ... See MoreSee Less
"”Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed."
These words, spoken by Neil Armstrong, were some of the first spoken from the surface of another world: the Moon. Exactly 49 years ago today, on July 20, 1969!”"Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed."
These words, spoken by Neil Armstrong, were some of the first spoken from the surface of another world: the Moon. Exactly 49 years ago today, on July 20, 1969, President Kennedy's goal to put a human on the Moon before the decade was out was achieved.
In this image, Buzz Aldrin prepares to step onto the lunar surface, as photographed by Armstrong. Mike Collins remained in lunar orbit, piloting the Command and Service Module Columbia that would return the three men to Earth.