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Road Closures - Friday, July 19, and Saturday, July 20

There will be numerous road closures on Friday, July 19, and Saturday, July 20, due to the 50th celebration of Apollo 11 moon landing taking place on the National Mall. Travel by metro will not be affected, however, it is anticipated that there will be increased passenger traffic.

Astronomy & Space

Spend the day and learn everything you need to know to become an amateur astronomer in informative, expert-led discussions. Learn the basics from a Montgomery College Astronomy professor; all about telescopes from a NASA solar system Ambassador; the ins and outs of astro-photography from the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club; and beyond the moon and planets from the National Capital Astronomers.

Event date
Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Family Program: (Ages 8 to 14) Go on an interactive exploration of the Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. Then roll out your sleeping bag and dream away in the halls of one of the world’s most famous museums!

Event date
August 17 - 18, 2019, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Space historian Rod Pyle, in collaboration with the National Space Society, provides an inside look at the next few decades of spaceflight and long-term plans for exploration, utilization, and settlement.

Event date
Monday, September 16, 2019 - 6:45 p.m.