The launch of Apollo 11 brought the world closer together in a moment of celebration for mankind’s monumental achievement, and 50 years later, Huntsville and Space Camp want your help bringing the world together again to celebrate another awe-inspiring launch—YOUR launch! Join in the worldwide celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch on July 16, 2019 by launching your own rocket! All types of rockets are welcome, and no launch is too small so start spreading the word and get ready to celebrate.
Calling all teachers, scout leaders, community leaders, families, friends, and rocket enthusiasts of all ages around the world! Wherever you are, we want you to join in the celebration with a rocket launch! The Global Rocket Launch Challenge is open to anyone who wants to participate, whether your group is large or small, or even a party of one.
Sign up today and get ready to countdown to July 16, 2019. Note: The US Space & Rocket Center will be attempting its own Guinness World Record on Global Launch Day. Others are encouraged to conduct their own launches at their own locations.
- July 16, 2019
- Location: One Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL
- Time: Starting: 8:32 AM