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Join us for three exciting events celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, including 3, 2, 1 Blast Offa 3 pm interactive program for children 8+, Apollo@50a 5 pm lecture for adults, and a special preview of The Goddard Connection – a fascinating exhibition in tribute to Dr. Robert Goddard, the Father of Modern Rocketry, whose groundbreaking work was underwritten by Daniel and Florence Guggenheim and their son, Harry. Participants can explore the exhibition at 4 – 5 pm, with a complimentary glass of wine.

3 pm – 3, 2, 1 Blast Off
Can you imagine taking off in a rocket with powerful boosters? Rockets are the cornerstone of space exploration and have brought us to orbit, to the Moon and beyond! Learn more about how rockets propel beyond the Earth’s atmosphere while experimenting with basic types of rockets.

Pre-registration is required.
Register Online for 3, 2, 1 Blast Off!
Register by phone: 516.570.2185

Admission
Conservancy Members: $15/car
Non-Members: $20/car
Includes parking.
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5 PM – Apollo@50
In 1969 the world watched as Neil Armstrong took his first steps on the Moon. Listen and learn about the Lunar Module, the Apollo Space Program, and the role of Long Islanders, including a Goddard’s primary supporters: Daniel, Florence, and Harry Guggenheim, in this historical feat. Join us at 4 pm for a special preview of The Goddard Connection; enjoy a complimentary glass of wine while you tour the exhibition.

Admission
Conservancy Members: $15/person
Non-Members: $20/person
Includes parking.

Register Online for Apollo@50
Register by phone: 516.570.2185

  • 3, 2, 1, Blast Off!
    August 30, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Apollo@50
    August 30, 2019
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Special Preview: The Goddard Connection in Club G
    August 30, 2019
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Location

Venue:  

Address:
127 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point, New York, 11050, United States

Directions to the Sands Point Preserve

Directions from NYC: Long Island Expressway to exit 36 (Searingtown Road/Port Washington).  At the light, make a left and go under the Long Island Expressway heading north. Take Searingtown Road north, it will change into Port Washington Boulevard and then into Middle Neck Road. The Preserve will be on the right.

Directions from points east: Long Island Expressway to exit 36 (Searingtown Road/Port Washington). At the light, make a right onto Searingtown Road. Take Searingtown Road north, it will change into Port Washington Boulevard and then into Middle Neck Road. The Preserve will be on the right.