Eastbourne, Wealden & Lewes

Moon Landing Anniversary

Moon Landing Anniversary


Observatory Science Centre
BN27 1RN

Date(s) - 20-July to 21-July
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Observatory Science Centre

A fabulous weekend of activities to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first astronaut on the Moon. There will be lots of fantastic activities during the day including rocket launching plus there will be a speaker on the evening of the 20th followed by viewing through the telescopes.This will be a momentous weekend


Daytime Activities

  • Science Shows
  • Rocket Launching
  • Creating Craters
  • Building Moon landers and buggies out of recycled materials
  • An opportunity to see the 26-inch refracting telescope, one of the telescopes that was used by Sir Patrick Moore to map the Moon. These maps were used by NASA to locate the best landing site for the Apollo missions.