50 years ago, JFK’s vision was brought to life when we landed on the moon. Now, we’re going back with an augmented reality experience that takes you along for the ride. Launch a full scale, 363-foot Saturn V rocket, track 100+ hours of the journey, play AR games that put you in the astronauts’ moon boots, and learn how JFK helped make it all possible.
Made possible by:
JFK Library Foundation and JFK Presidential Library and Museum
The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation is a 501©(3), non-profit organization founded in 1984 to provide financial support, staffing, and creative resources for the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, a presidential library administered by the National Archives and Records Administration. The Kennedy Presidential Library and the Kennedy Library Foundation seek to promote, through educational and community programs, a greater appreciation and understanding of American politics, history, and culture, the process of governing and the importance of public service.
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SOME TEXT AND PHOTOS PROVIDED BY:
- Michael Collins interview footage courtesy of Collins interview footage courtesy of 1on1talks.com
- Some photos and videos courtesy of David Woods, editor Apollo Flight Journal, and Stephen Slater
SPECIAL THANKS TO:
- Douglas Brinkley, Professor of History at Rice University
- William P. Barry, NASA Chief Historian
- Maryrose Grossman, Archivist at National Archives and Records Administration
For further information about the programs and services of the John F Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum please go to JFKLibrary.org