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No trip to the U.S. Space & Rocket Center is complete without enjoying a high-definition film in our Spacedome IMAX® or National Geographic Theater in the Saturn V Hall of the Davidson Center for Space Exploration. Space and aviation themed titles are featured daily and included with a STARS Combo museum ticket or can be purchased separately.

 
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The IMAX Dome system displays films in pristine 70MM film on a 67 foot dome screen.

Through the power of IMAX 3D, Hubble 3D will enable movie-goers to journey through distant galaxies to explore the grandeur and mysteries of our celestial surroundings, and accompany space-walking astronauts as they attempt the most difficult and important tasks in NASA’s history.

The film offers an inspiring and unique look into the Hubble Space Telescope's (HST's) legacy and highlight its profound impact on the way we view the universe and ourselves. Hubble 3D is an IMAX and Warner Bros. Pictures production, in cooperation with National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The film reunites the Space Station 3D film making team, led by Producer/Director Toni Myers.


Through visually stunning imagery, and in collaboration with leading space experts, Journey to Space showcases the exciting plans NASA and the space community are working on and the challenges they must overcome to carry out missions, once considered science fiction, and now science fact, such as landing astronauts on Mars.

The film calls attention to the reality that the space program did not die with the end of the Shuttle Program in 2011. It is instead, vibrantly alive.


A Beautiful Planet is a breathtaking portrait of Earth from space, providing a unique perspective and increased understanding of our planet and galaxy as never seen before. Made in cooperation with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the film features stunning footage of our magnificent blue planet — and the effects humanity has had on it over time — captured by the astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS).


 
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Quality educational films presented in 3D with Xpand active 3D glasses.

To purchase a National Geographic Theater ticket only (without museum admission) please acquire your ticket at the main museum ticket desk 30 minutes prior to show time. National Geographic Theater ticket holders may access the theater through the Davidson Center entrance only. Museum access is not available for National Geographic Theater ticket only holders. If tickets are purchased online, please call 256-721-7198 before arrival to insure entrance into the Davidson Center.

ROBOTS 3D is a sneak peek into the future at what might be possible as scientists use innovative engineering and design to make cyber characters less "humanoid" and more just plain human. Robot "actor" RoboThespian will introduce you to CHIMP, ATLAS, PR-2, Herb the Butler, ICUB, and others as he takes you on an amazing tour of what's going on in robotics labs around the world. +


Space Next traces our fascination with flying and our timeless desire to reach the stars. The result is an immersive experience of interplanetary excellence sure to inspire a generation of explorers, scientists and dreamers. This educational 4K Stereoscopic 3D film follows the story of how we took to the skies, our race to the moon and our future with the stars. 


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