Today, Peanuts fans and space aficionados join the Peanuts Gang to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 10, featuring out-of-this-world festivities in a groundbreaking arts initiative launch event at Space Center Houston. The event will unveil a temporary new art installation of an ISS Module wrapped in an original Charlie Brown and Snoopy Motif by artist Kenny Scharf. The public can watch Scharf paint a piece of art live, participate in hands-on Pop-Up Science Labs to learn about how NASA explores the cosmos, and meet Snoopy in-person.
The Apollo 10 mission, which served as a dress rehearsal for the historic Apollo 11 moon landing in July 1969, sent Charlie Brown and Snoopy soaring through the heavens—as the command and lunar module call signals, respectively!
The event kicks off “The Heavens and the Earth” public art project presented by the Houston Arts Alliance, which will bring the iconic characters to sites across Houston in 2019. Houston joins Paris, Seoul, New York, San Francisco, Berlin, Tokyo and Mexico City in presenting this world-renowned display. For more details, visit Space Center Houston.