For Apollo 11’s moon landing anniversary, the Washington Monument was made to look like a rocket

WASHINGTON — The Washington Monument just got even more iconic.

On Tuesday, the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch, the 555-foot national symbol lit up with an image of the moon-bound shuttle blasting into space.

The 363-foot projection of the Saturn V rocket will appear for two hours every night during the anniversary of the mission that put the first two humans — both Americans — on the moon.

On Friday and Saturday, the celebration of this historical milestone will culminate in a 17-minute light show taking viewers back to July 16, 1969 when Apollo 11 made its giant leap for mankind from Florida’s Kennedy Space Center.

Parkinsons Disease: Best-selling Book On The Internet

Special offer for you only this Friday!

And yes, that is a 40-foot-wide re-creation of the famous Kennedy Space Center countdown clock at the monument’s base.

The illuminating display was launched by the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and the US Department of the Interior.

Read more: kdvr.com

The best offers on the market today:

Qa/qc Engineers Academy: #1 Qa/qc Engineers Training
Groobix.com - Online Sales Management & Productivity Suite
Amazing Fitness Workout Video From Emily Reynolds
Smoke Free In One Hour

Forex Trading Crash Course

Best Forex Course For Beginners! A Complete Step-by-step Course That Will Teach You How To Make Money Forex Trading. You Will Get Nearly 5 Hours Of Video Training & Ebooks On This Fantastic 'forex Trading Crash Course.'

Covert Commissions Step 2

Special offer for you only this Friday!