Patriots Point’s Space Day To Celebrate Anniv of USS Yorktown’s Recovery of Apollo 8

On Saturday, Dec. 15, Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum will host a Space Day to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the USS Yorktown’s recovery of the Apollo 8 space capsule. The museum will offer family-friendly activities from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. that relate to space and the Apollo 8 mission.

Attached is a detailed press release. Below is a link to photos and video.

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WHAT: Space Day

WHEN: Dec. 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE: Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum

COST: Included in price of admission. Children under 6 are free

CONTACT: Chris Hauff – – 843-881-5984

FACT: The USS Yorktown recovered the Apollo 8 space capsule on Dec. 27, 1968

HIGHLIGHTS: Family Activities, Face Painting, Replica Apollo 8 Space Capsule, Virtual Reality Space Mission, NASA Space Grant, Meet a Member of the Navy Underwater Demolition Team that greeted the Apollo 8 crew after splashing down, exclusive video interview of member of the Apollo Crew Jim Lovell

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