Back to the Moon for GoodBy thevlm In Adults/Familes, Planetarium
Date(s) - 01/04/2015
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
“Back To The Moon For Good” is an exciting, educational fulldome show narrated by award-winning actor Tim Allen. The 25-minute digital film highlights the history of exploring the moon and provides an insider’s look at the teams vying for the $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE, the largest incentivized prize in history.
“Back To The Moon For Good” begins with a tour through the history of lunar exploration, tracing back to the 1960s and 1970s. We hear from some of the teams racing to land a robotic spacecraft on the moon and win the Google Lunar XPRIZE. The audience is taken on a successful launch, landing and tour of the lunar surface. The show ends with an enticing visualization of a future settlement on the moon.
The stunning visuals and compelling narrative of the show explain the importance of the Google Lunar XPRIZE in encouraging today’s space entrepreneurs and innovators to collaborate toward building a new space economy while inspiring the next generation to “shoot for the moon.”
The show was executive produced by Robert K. Weiss and Alexandra Hall, produced by NSC Creative, an award-winning computer animation studio, and written by Ryan Wyatt.
Made possible by the X Prize Foundation.
Recommended: age 10 and above.
Cost: VLM members free, non-members $4 plus Museum admission.
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