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.

Armstrong Documentary with never before seen footage

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Saturday, July 20 10:00 AM-11:45 AM Loeb Playhouse in Stewart Center


Armstrong Documentary

A new documentary film about Neil Armstrong will use home videos shot by the man himself and unseen footage from NASA to tell the celebrated U.S. astronaut’s life story. “Armstrong” will launch in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the first moon landings.

Director David Fairhead and Producers Gareth Dodds and Keith Haviland give brief background of making documentary and audience Q&A.

No tickets required for this event. First come-first served seating. 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