Rockets on Parade
In July 2019, the Rocket City will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s historic journey to the moon and look to the future of space exploration with a celebration of America’s Next Great Ship, NASA’s Space Launch System.

The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is encouraging individuals, companies and organizations to join the journey by purchasing, decorating and displaying model SLS rockets throughout the Tennessee Valley.

Rockets on Parade is a way to note our city’s ongoing contributions to the American space program with designs specific to the Rocket City, the monumental achievements of the Apollo program, the future of space travel or through unique artistic expression. The rockets will be judged based on impact, creativity, subject matter and historical storytelling and be on display throughout the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebration.

While our rockets have been painted and repaired over the decades, after 50 years they require more extensive preservation. Help us ensure they can stand for decades to come.

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