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.

Exhibit Open House Apollo in the Archives: Selections from the Neil A. Armstrong Papers

Friday, July 19 10:00 AM-4:30 PM Stewart Center, HSSE


Exhibit Open House for “Apollo in the Archives: Selections from the Neil A. Armstrong Papers.”

The exhibit includes key Apollo 11 mission documents and artifacts from Neil Armstrong’s personal papers.    Open House activities for kids of all ages will include exhibit scavenger hunts and viewing of Apollo 11 World Tour rare film clips. Popcorn and light refreshments will be provided.

Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, 4th Floor of the Humanities, Social Sciences and Education Library (HSSE) located in Stewart Center