The NASA Apollo 11 command module Columbia, with videos running behind showing highlights of its 1969 trip to the moon, sits as the centerpiece of Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission exhibit at the Museum of Flight in Seattle on Thursday. The exhibit, which will open Saturday, celebrates the 50th anniversary of the U.S. manned moon landing on July 20, 1969. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

The NASA Apollo 11 command module Columbia, with videos running behind showing highlights of its 1969 trip to the moon, sits as the centerpiece of Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission exhibit at the Museum of Flight in Seattle on Thursday. The exhibit, which will open Saturday, celebrates the 50th anniversary of the U.S. manned moon landing on July 20, 1969. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Apollo 11 exhibit opens at Museum of Flight

Opens Saturday and runs through Sept. 2.

Associated Press

SEATTLE — “Destination Moon,” the Apollo 11 exhibit at the Museum of Flight, is opening this weekend.

The exhibit, which is a partnership between the Museum of Flight, NASA, and the Smithsonian, features artifacts from the NASA space program. It opens Saturday and runs through Sept. 2.

KING reports the star of the exhibit is the Columbia, the Apollo 11 Command Module. It’s on tour for the first time in 40 years. Also on display are Buzz Aldrin’s visor and gloves immortalized forever in images from the moon landing.

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