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60th Anniversary of Liberty Bell 7 Celebration!

Join us in celebrating the 60th Anniversary of Gus Grissom’s Liberty Bell 7—along with the celebration of Gemini X and Apollo XI!

Read more about the story of Liberty Bell 7 here

Read some Fun Facts about Liberty Bell 7 here.

Mark your calendars for these exciting events!

  • Thursday, July 15 • 9:00 am – 10:00 am: Welcome back to in-person Coffee at the Cosmo in the Cosmosphere’s Banquet Room!
    • Enjoy this free, presentation on The Peril and Promise of Space Exploration as it examines the risks revealed in the Liberty Bell 7 Mission along with insight into the Mercury program goals and objectives, which formed the foundation of U.S. manned space exploration. Jim Remar, Cosmosphere President and CEO presents. This informative community gathering over coffee features guest speakers offering insight into STEM topics and space history. Coffee at the Cosmo is offered quarterly and is free of charge. It can also be enjoyed via Facebook Live from anywhere!
  • Sunday, July 18: The 55th Anniversary of the Gemini X Mission. See the spacecraft at the Cosmosphere!
  • Tuesday, July 20: The 52nd Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing. See artifacts from the mission at the Cosmosphere!
  • Wednesday, July 21: See the special Liberty Bell 7 exhibit at the Cosmosphere and celebrate the mission all day
    • 12:30 p.m.Mercury to Artemis Celebrating the Past and Future of Space Travel
      • 12:30 p.m Jim Remar, Cosmosphere President and CEO, shares a presentation about Liberty Bell 7
      • 1:00 p.m. Patricia Moore, NASA Communication Strategist and the Museum Liaison for NASA’s Artemis Communication Team will join us virtually to discuss the future of space travel.
    • Wednesday, July 21: Special discounts in the gift store (online and in-store mention the discount code: Gus) to celebrate Liberty Bell 7’s Anniversary
    • Don’t miss the limited edition Liberty Bell 7 patch and t-shirt in the Cosmosphere Gift Store!