Shows

Apollo 11: First Steps Edition

Apollo 11: First Steps Edition is a thrilling cinematic experience showcasing the real-life moments of the first lunar landing. With never-before-seen 70 mm footage and newly-discovered audio recordings, the filmmakers reconstruct the exhilarating final moments of preparation, lift off, landing, and return of this historic mission – one of humanity’s greatest achievements and the first to put a man on the moon. Immersed in the perspectives of astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins, the mission control team, and the millions of spectators on the ground, viewers will vividly experience those moments, days, and hours in 1969 when humankind took a giant leap into the future. Viewers will marvel at the human ingenuity and the impulse that led us into space.

This program is preceded by The Sky Tonight – Summer

America’s Musical Journey

In America’s musical cities, every chord, every riff, every bang of a drum tells a story. In America’s Musical Journey these stories come together to create a soundtrack for the American experience—a soundtrack that showcases the nation’s diversity and its collision of cultures, culminating in a unique blend of sound, music and innovation unlike anywhere else in the world.

Dream Big: Engineering Our World

From the world’s tallest buildings to underwater robots and a solar car race across Australia, Dream Big celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small, and shows how engineers push the limits of innovation in unexpected and amazing ways. Discover the inspiring stories of human grit and aspiration that reveal the compassion and creativity that drive engineers to create better lives for people and a more sustainable future for us all.

 

Seeing!

Narrated by Neil de Grasse Tyson, Seeing takes visitors on an amazing journey of a single photon as it is
produced in a distant star before traveling across the vast expanse of space to land on someone’s retina.

This program is preceded by The Sky Tonight – Summer

 

Magic Treehouse: Space Mission

In Magic Tree House Space Mission, a mysterious “M” sends the intrepid Jack and Annie on a fun-filled journey to discover the secrets of the Sun, Moon, planets, space travel and more. Aligned with early elementary information skills learning objectives, this beautifully-produced show is a winner with Magic Tree House fans of all ages and school audiences alike.

 

Back to the Moon for Good

Immerse yourself in a race to return to the Moon. See how a competition among privately funded international teams is ushering in a new era of lunar exploration. Learn about the Moon’s resources and discover what humanity’s future on the moon might hold. Narrated by Tim Allen, Back to the Moon for Good presents the Google Lunar XPRIZE and the personal stories of competition and collaboration it inspires.

This program is preceded by The Sky Tonight – Summer

 

Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia

If it weren’t for a series of cataclysmic events, a comet impact being first on the list, our planet could well still be the domain of dinosaurs. Following Professor Rodolfo Coria, a world-renowned Argentinian paleontologist, we visit sites of major discoveries he has contributed to in Patagonia and travel back in time to see these amazing beasts come to life in 3D. Patagonia has given us the largest living animal to ever walk the Earth: the titanesque plant-eating Argentinosaur, and its nemesis, the Giganotosaur, a bipedal carnivore that could easily challenge the famous T-Rex.

Earth, Moon, Sun

This educational and entertaining show explores the relationship between the Earth, Moon and Sun with the help of Coyote, an amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions, who has many misconceptions about Earth and its most familiar neighbors.

This program is preceded by The Sky Tonight – Summer

 

Flight of the Butterflies

Follow the monarchs’ perilous journey, join hundreds of millions of real butterflies in the remote mountain peaks of Mexico, and discover the compelling true story of an intrepid scientist’s 40-year search to find the monarchs’ secret hideaway in this beautiful scientific adventure.

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