To the Moon and Back

Saturday afternoon we went down to the Heinz History Center to see the Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission  Exhibit with the actual capsule from Apollo 11 and a piece of the moon.  Charlie and Michael had fun trying to use the pincers to collect “moon rocks” and they got to experience what it was like inside the capsule. The amount of interactive parts in the exhibit were much appreciated and enthusiastically enjoyed. There were books you could write your memories in about where you were when the men landed on the moon, fifty years ago.  

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10 thoughts on “To the Moon and Back

  1. The picture with Mr. Rogers made me sigh inside – miss him in the world. Thank you for sharing this wonderful adventure with us Ruth.

  2. The children must have had a lot of fun being actively involved in the interactive exhibits. What a great way to learn about the early days of space exploration!

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