We are excited to help the park and several local partners celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing!
The Outer Banks has a special connection to this great achievement. Not only is OBX one of the birthplaces of powered flight, 50 years ago at Wright Brothers National Memorial hundreds gathered at your park to watch man’s first steps on the moon.
This month you will have several chances to go back in time and explore how the Wright Brothers’ innovation led to this historic moment, and how far we’ve come since then.
Mark your calendars for these great events:
All events are free and open to the public.
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Apollo 11 Movie Night
Thursday, July 18th starting at 6:30pm
Dowdy Park, Nags Head
Hosted by: First Flight Foundation
Homemade Rocket Launch
Friday, July 19th starting at 7:00pm
Jockey's Ridge State Park
Hosted by: Jockey's Ridge State Park and Friends of Jockey's Ridge
One Giant Leap: 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing
Saturday, July 20th starting at 5:00pm
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Hosted by: National Park Service, Outer Banks Forever, and First Flight Foundation