Blast Off

Discovery Green, the 12-acre park in the heart of downtown Houston, celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon with A Giant Leap, a free public event on Saturday, July 20, from 6 PM to 10 PM. The family-friendly event will feature space-themed exhibitions and discussions, stargazing, interactive photo opportunities, a film screening, an artisan and collectible market and more. The event culminates in a dramatic countdown to 9:56 PM, 50 years to the minute when Neil Armstrong took his first step on the surface of the moon. Visit for more.

COURTESY: Lauren Brown/CKP Group

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