The exploration of space is the greatest endeavor that humankind has ever undertaken. What does it take to become of a part of this incredible journey? What does it take to become an astronaut? Astronaut, narrated by the actor Ewan McGregor, answers these questions and more. In this family-friendly show you experience the extreme training astronauts undergo to prepare for the voyage into the harsh conditions of outer space.
This amazing show takes you on a journey through our solar system and features current NASA mission imagery. Produced by the Southeast Planetarium Association, this show provides an in-depth look of each planet. Narrated by actress Kate Mulgrew, best known for her role in Star Trek: Voyager, it is geared for middle to high-school students. The show is designed to immerse the audience in current images of our Solar System and give them the sensation of traveling through space.
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Oasis in Space
Using immersive video technology, journey to the planets of our Solar System and search for the most important ingredient for life - water.
The size of the universe is vast. The numbers used to describe it are, well, astronomical. Using Immersavision technology, "BIG" explores the Universe and takes the audience on a tour of some of its most magnificent sights.
Skies Over Louisville: Seasonal Editions
What does the sky look like tonight? Where can I find the planets? When is the best time to see the International Space Station? "Skies over Louisville" is designed to help answer these questions and many more. The program features an in-depth tour of the night sky including stars, constellations, and planets. Each month we will explore one area of observational astronomy in detail and every session will give the audience a chance to ask questions about the current night sky. This program changes with the seasons and throughout the year, so be sure to comeback again and again. This program is suitable for all ages.
Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity
Audiences are dazzled with striking, immersive animations of the formation of hte early universe, star birth and death, the collision of giant galaxies, and a simulated flight to a super-massive black hole lurking at the center of our own Milky Way Galaxy. Educator guides available from the Denver Museum of Nature & Science and NASA.
Perfect Little Planet
Imagine the ultimate space vacation! Discover our solar system through a new set of eyes – a family from another star system seeking the perfect vacation spot. Fly over the surface of Pluto, our best known Dwarf Planet. Dive over the ice cliffs of Miranda. Sail through the rings of Saturn. Feel the lightning storms of Jupiter. And walk on the surface of Mars. Which destination would you choose? A solar system journey for space travelers of all ages.