1,500 people make their way through Lunar Leap 50 at Exploration Place


WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 was celebrated Saturday afternoon at Exploration Place in Wichita.

It is called Lunar Leap 50 and featured special hands on activities throughout the building to celebrate the anniversary of the historic event.

“Behind me you can see they’re launching stump rockets, we’ve got crater activities where we’re working with some chemistry,” demonstrated Daniel Bateman, Exploration Place Public Program Manager. “We’ve got great partners out helping us out. Lake Afton is here. We had some folks from McConnell out helping us a little earlier.”

Bateman says about 1,500 people showed up for the event.

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