Special Apollo at the Park Discount Ticket Offer
On July 16, 1969, the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon launched from Kennedy Space Center on Merritt Island, Fla. On July 20, Apollo 11's Lunar Module landed on the Moon, and Commander Neil Armstrong became the first person to step onto the lunar surface, followed by module pilot Buzz Aldrin. The mission was just over eight days in duration, including about 21 hours that Armstrong and Aldrin spent on the lunar surface.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of this momentous event, the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum approached 15 MLB teams to launch "Apollo at the Park." Their idea was to create full-size statues of Neil Armstrong's spacesuit to display from July through the 2019 baseball season. Coors Field's statue is located in the Interactive Area near Gate A on the Main Concourse. Along with the statue itself-created using 3D scans of the original spacesuit-fans can engage directly with the suit through a special content activation using their phone cameras to learn more about the Apollo 11 mission and Moon landing.
For more information, visit Armstrong's spacesuit at Coors Field and click on the links below.