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Space on Screen: Discover the Apollo 8 mission
Earthrise tells the story of the first image captured of the Earth from space. Told solely by the Apollo 8 astronauts, the film recounts their experiences and memories from 1968 and explores the beauty, awe, and grandeur of the Earth against the blackness of space.
This iconic image had a powerful impact on the astronauts and the world, offering a perspective that transcends boundaries. Told 50 years after the photo was taken, the documentary remembers this shift reflects on Earth as a shared home.
Apollo 8 crew members included Commander Frank Borman, Lunar Module pilot William A. Anders, command module pilot James A. Lovell. Hear the astronauts first-hand mission experience in this immersive film.
Join us 7 p.m. Dec. 21 for the first installment of our Space on Screen Series featuring the inspiring documentary, “Earthrise.” This free event has limited seating and requires a ticket which must be presented at the door for entry.
Space on Screen is a new special event series where documentaries and classic space films are played in the center in our five-story-tall Space Center Theater, one of the largest 4K theaters in Texas. Watch incredible space films among some of the space artifacts and stories they depict. Now the space and movie enthusiast can experience their favorite classics like never before!