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50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 at ODU - July 20, 2019

Collect your Apollo Passport Stamps!

Collect a passport at any participating activity. As you journey through each participating activity, collect 8 stamps to earn a prize!

** Denotes a participating Apollo Passport Activity

Webb Center

Physics Demonstration Show

Live demonstrations of some of the biggest, coolest physics concepts. See physics as you've never seen it before.

Robotics Demonstrations: REX bionics & Telehealth Demo
(4:15pm, 5:00pm)

Learn the exercise of the future, REXERCISE! (Robot assisted exercise)


Telehealth is the utilization of technology to connect providers to patients, providers to providers, and both to healthcare, information, and education. Improved patient outcomes can result from using telehealth to: 1) provide healthcare and counseling to patients at a distance thus breaking down barriers of access to care, 2) monitor healthcare status at a distance in order to address complications before they escalate, and 3) provide education and support. Imagine going to the Moon or Mars and still being able to see your doctor on Earth with this cutting edge technology.

Virtual Reality- Moon Rover **
(4:00pm - 6:00pm)

Your chance to drive the Lunar Roving Vehicle and experience history!

Augmented Reality- Saturn V Rocket**
(4:00pm - 6:00pm)

Through an augmented reality, learn about the technology utilized by the Saturn V; the tallest, heaviest and most powerful rocket!

Chemistry Demonstration Show

Explore the magic of chemistry! We will wow you with the power of visual demonstrations.

Art Activity for Kids **
(4:00pm - 6:00pm)

More information coming soon!

Moon Pies
(4:00pm - 7:30pm, While Supplies Last)

Grab a free Moon Pie between activities!

Photo Booth and Astronaut Glove
(4:00pm - 7:30pm)

Enjoy a photo-op while trying on an astronaut glove from the Space Shuttle era of the early 1990s!

Virtual Reality- Apollo 11 **
(4:00pm - 6:00pm)

Experience the Apollo 11 Moon Landing through the eyes of those who lived it!

"Voyages and Discoveries" Competition
(4:00pm - 7:30pm)

Turn in your entry here for a chance to win!

Enter for a chance to win an AstroMaster 70 AZ telescope or a SNAPTAIN S5C Wi-Fi FPV Drone with 750P HD camera!

The Center for Educational Partnerships, the Virginia Space Grant Consortium, the ODU Libraries, and the Slover Library present the 50th Anniversary Moon Landing Contest; "Voyages and Discoveries: Cross- Generational Reflection on the Significance of Space Exploration".

Participants will form a two-person team; consisting of an adult along with a child or teen, ages 4-19. The team will discuss the Apollo 11 moon landing and create a written story, poem, or dialogue, and capture your written work through an illustration. Visit the Slover Library website (www.sloverlibrary.com) for a starter questionnaire to help you get started with your entry. Workshops are also available but not necessary for entry.


Touch a Piece of the Moon
(4:00pm - 7:30pm)

Need we say more?

Apollo Passport Prize
(4:00pm - 8:00pm)

Bring your completed passport for a surprise!

Capcom, Go!, Full-Dome Movie**
(4:00pm, 5:00pm, 6:00pm, 7:00pm)

An immersive, full-dome documentary showcasing the Apollo program and what it took to put the first humans on the moon.

Kaufman Hall Room 100 & 116

Robotics Lab - Room 116
(4:00pm - 6:00pm)

Come see life with robots! Learn how animals and humans inspire their design.

Trivia - Room 100
(4:30pm, 5:00pm, 5:30pm, 6:00pm)

Plays some trivia and win some prizes. Prizes include a telescope and a meteorite!

Kaufman Lawn

Virginia Symphony Orchestra
(8:00pm - 9:30pm)

Bring your favorite blanket or chair to watch a free, outdoor concert under the stars! Join the Virginia Symphony Orchestra for a performance including "From the Earth to the Moon and Beyond" - a composition, with narration and imagery to commemorate the Apollo 11 moon landing. The performance will be the Virginia debut of the composition. (90 minutes; no intermission).

Rocket Launch Activity
(4:00pm - 7:30pm)

Build your own rocket and altitude tracker and launch it from a stomp rocket launcher.

Children's Maker Space
(4:00pm - 7:30pm)

Virtual Reality (VR) booth - participants can take a virtual tour of the solar system

Augmented Reality (AR) booth - participants can design their own planet and see it come alive (via AR app Quiver)

Cosmic Cornhole
(4:00pm - 7:30pm)

Play a game of cornhole... with a cosmic twist!

Games, Bouncy Houses, Hamster Balls, Face Painting and Balloon Art
(4:00pm - 7:30pm)

(9:00pm - 10:00pm)

After dark, come view celestial objects: Jupiter, Saturn, Great Globular Cluster in Hercules, Albireo, and more.

Straw Rockets
(4:00pm, While Supplies Last)

Decorate and put together a paper rocket and watch your creation blast off!

Food Trucks
(4:00pm - 9:00pm)

Flamingo Joe's
YNot Pizza
Kettle Corn

Other Food Options
University Webb Center
(4:00pm - 8:00pm)

Panda Express

Lunar Lounge
(4:00pm - 9:00pm)

Featuring cold drinks including beer from local breweries:

O' Connors Brewing Company
Young Veterans Brewing Company
New Realm Brewing Company
Smartmouth Brewing Company
Bold Mariner Brewing Company

Valid ID required for purchase of alcoholic beverages.


All events are free and open to the public!

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Parking will be available in the 43rd Street Garage or the 49th Street Stadium Garage

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Food trucks and local breweries will be on site for purchase.

Food Trucks:
Flamingo Joe's
YNot Pizza
Kettle Corn

Local Breweries:
O' Connors
Young Veterans
New Realm
Bold Mariner

The event will take place rain or shine. If we incur inclement weather we will need to move the symphony's performance inside the University Theatre. We wish we could allow everyone inside but we only have 280 seats available.

At this time, we have reached our RSVP capacity for the University Theatre should we have to move the performance indoors. However, the forecast looks good and we currently plan to have the performance outdoors. For an outdoor performance we can accommodate a much larger audience. The more the merrier!

- Guests may bring lawn chairs and blankets
- Dogs are not permitted, service animals are welcome
- Frisbees, coolers, & outside food and beverage are not permitted

-Water and refillable water bottles are permitted and encouraged due to expected high temperatures. Water stations are available throughout Webb Center and bottled water will be available for purchase.

This event made possible because of contributions from:

College of Arts and Letters
Strome College of Business
Darden College of Education & Professional Studies
Batten College of Engineering & Technology
College of Health Sciences
Colles of Sciences
The Graduate School
The Pretlow Planetarium
Alumni Association
Office of Development
Student Engagement and Enrollment Services
Office of Community Engagement
Webb University Center

Community Partner
Slover Library
Virginia Symphony Orchestra

For questions or more information please contact connect@odu.edu

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