Programs & Events

Space Junk 3D

Program Number: 
None
Program Type: 
Movie
Date: 
Dec. 2, 2012 | Sunday, 3:00pm
Multiple Times: 
Daily, 3:00pm
Location: Museum of Natural Sciences - WRAL 3D Theater, 1st floor

Space Junk 3DWhat goes up doesn't always come down.

After 50 years of launching our dreams into space, we’re left with a troubling legacy: a growing ring of orbiting debris that casts a shadow over the future of space exploration. Space Junk 3D is a visually explosive, sensory expanding voyage into our now-threatened Final Frontier. Experience mindboggling collisions, both natural and manmade.

Soar from the stunning depths of Meteor Crater to an unprecedented view of our increasingly crowded orbits — 22,000 miles above Earth. Join us as the foremost expert, also known as the "Father of Space Junk," guides us through the challenges we face in protecting them, forging a new age of space discovery.

Tickets can be purchased on site (same day only) at the Museum Box Office, or you may buy tickets online: $4 for Adults, $3.50 for Senior (65+) / Student / Military, $3 for Children (2 to 11), $2 for Friends of the Museum members. The movie is shown Monday–Saturday at 10am, 12pm and 3pm, and Sunday at 1pm and 3pm. General admission to the Museum is free.