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Moon landing “live”

July 21, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST

Ticketed event.

The Space Association of Australia presents MOON LANDING LIVE on July 21. This will be Melbourne’s signature one-off event celebrating the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11. MOON LANDING LIVE lets you experience the complete Apollo 11 moonwalk, exactly as it happened 50 years ago, when Neil Armstrong took his first step on the moon on the afternoon of July 21, 1969.

MOON LANDING LIVE will transport you back in time to that historic moment and allow you to relive (or experience for the first time) this giant leap in human history.

MOON LANDING LIVE lets you to experience the Apollo 11 moonwalk through the eyes of the astronauts with photographs taken in sequence, the TV and colour film footage is shown in sync with the radio communications and with the photos, allowing you to see rare and unusual details of the historic event from multiple viewpoints. All the astronauts’ communications are subtitled for clarity as a complement to the Air to Ground audio.

  • Your ticket includes entry, finger food through the afternoon and your choice of two non-alcoholic drinks.
  • The afternoon kicks off at noon and we¹ll wrap up after Neil and Buzz have closed the hatch around 5 pm.
  • Come dressed in your best 60’s gear to go into the running for our best-dressed prize too!
  • This will be an afternoon to remember and seating is very limited, so book now, bring your friends and relive history.

MOON LANDING LIVE at the historic Sun Theatre in Yarraville on Sunday July 21 to coincide with the actual moonwalk timeline:

  • LM Hatch open 12:39
  • Armstrong, “I’m on the porch” 12:51
  • TV on 12:53:54
  • First Step 12:56:48
  • Buzz on surface 13:15
  • Plaque reading 13:24
  • Flag raised 13:40
  • Pres. Nixon¹s phone call 13:48
  • Armstrong climbs ladder 15:09

MOON LANDING LIVE is part of the Sun Theatre Yarraville’s Moon Film Festival and open to the general public.

Tickets are $35 and on sale now at


12:00 ­ Introduction and welcomes
12:30 ­ Play Powered Decent Insertion to landing documentary film, on big screen, featuring restored and remastered HD footage and photographs that shows the full Apollo 11 landing
12:53 – The moonwalk played “live” + 50 years (literally all of it as it happened), using only the original audio, TV and film footage and the original photographs re-scanned, restored and remastered from the best available sources.
15:09 ­ Continue with TV coverage to hatch close
16:00 ­ Post moonwalk presentations


July 21, 2019
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST


The Space Association of Australia


Sun Theatre, Yarravile
8 Ballarat St
Yarraville, Victoria 3013 Australia
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