Astronaut


FullDome Film: Astronaut

What does it take to become an astronaut? "Astronaut," the latest immersive planetarium show take you from Earth into space...and beyond. Experience a rocket launch from inside the body of an astronaut. Explore the amazing worlds of inner and outer space, from floating around the International Space Station to maneuvering through microscopic regions of the human body.  Discover the perils that lurk in space as subject Chad, our test astronaut, to everything that space has to throw at him.  "Astronaut" is an experience like nothing on Earth. Featuring visualizations of key organs in the human body, Astronaut explores the effects of space travel on the circulatory, the nervous, and the skeletal systems. Learn how the forces of gravity change in space, and how astronauts prepare for their upward journey. 

Key Topics: Astronautics, Space Exploration, Engineering, Life Science

Target Audience: All Ages/Grades 3 and up

Program Length: 1 hour (30 minute film followed by a 30 minute related science talk)