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Saturday, August 17 • 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Fulldome: Full Moon Block

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Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11's giant leap for mankind

IMAGINE THE MOON

Total Run Time: 26:15
Project Creator: Adler Planetarium
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: None
Synopsis: Imagine the Moon, explores how the Moon has inspired human creativity throughout history. Each discovery brought new opportunities to contemplate and imagine, until we traveled there in the amazing journeys that culminated in astronauts walking on the Moon. People have imagined the Moon as a glowing disk in the sky, a destination, and a world that shares its origin with the Earth. Imagination continues to inspire our relationship with the Moon as our partner in space and companion in our sky.

APOLLO: 50 YEARS OF INNOVATION

Total Run Time: 6:00
Project Creator: Immersive Media Production students at Rowan University
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: None
Synopsis: 50 years ago the human race made history when astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong landed on the Moon. But what did it take to get us there? “Apollo: 50 Years of Innovation” gives us an in depth look at how the Apollo Missions came to be. Starting with the tragic disaster of Apollo 1, we move towards the future, and pay tribute to all of the missions that led up to the success of Apollo11.

BIG ASTRONOMY: PEOPLE, PLACES, DISCOVERIES

Total Run Time: 22:00
Project Creator: California Academy of Sciences and the Big Astronomy Dome
Country of Origin: United Stages
Ratings: None
Synopsis: Travel to the world’s most extraordinary observatories—from the peaks of Cerro Tololo and Cerro Pachón to the high deserts of the Atacama—and meet the extraordinary people who make astronomical discoveries possible. From the engineers who design detectors to the technicians who maintain the telescopes, you’ll hear people’s stories in their own words. And you’ll learn about discoveries enabled by their efforts—astronomers are piecing together the origins of planets and the history of our system. This show will give you a new perspective on the observatories that will usher in the next leaps forward in “big astronomy.”

VOYAGER: THE NEVER – ENDING JOURNEY

Total Run Time: 26:40
Project Creator: UMA Vision (Yuriy Gapon, Maksym Kutlakhmetov)
Country of Origin: Ukraine
Ratings: None
Synopsis: The movie tells a thrilling story of the most remarkable space mission in human history. In 1977 two space probes were launched to explore the farthest planets of the Solar system: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune along with their moons. These spacecraft greatly enriched our knowledge of the distant worlds. Now after four decades they explore the interstellar space. Like two bottles launched into the cosmic ocean, both probes carry an interstellar message – the Golden Record, intended for any alien civilization.

Saturday August 17, 2019 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Museum of Arts & Sciences 4182 Forsyth Rd, Macon, GA 31210

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