Events

Purdue University is proud to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 lunar landing — a giant leap for mankind and a seminal moment in human history. Purdue will host a variety of campus events July 18-20, including talks by NASA flight directors, activities for children and the release of a new Neil Armstrong documentary. See below for details.

Go or No Go: The Untold Story of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing featuring Gene Kranz

Gene Kranz Thursday, July 18 3:00 PM-5:00 PM Loeb Playhouse (Stewart Center)

Description

Go or No Go: The Untold Story of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing featuring Gene Kranz

Featuring keynote speaker Gene Kranz, the Apollo 11 and Apollo 13 flight director. An hour talk by Gene and 30-minute Q&A with audience. 

The event will take place at 3 p.m. and the event is sold out. A livestream of the talk will be shared in two overflow rooms – Wetherill Laboratory of Chemistry, Room 200 and Wilmeth Active Learning Center, Room 1055. Doors will open at 2:30 p.m. No ticket is required and seating will be first come, first served.

Parking available in the Grant Street (PGG) and Northwestern Street (PGNW) garages. See campus map

To view a full list of Apollo 11 50th Anniversary events, visit purdue.edu/apollo11.  

When: July 18
Time: 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Where: Stewart Center, Loeb Playhouse
Admission: Free and open to the public, but must present ticket. Currently all tickets have been claimed.