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Back to the Moon for good

Genre:
Astronomy
Producer:
NSC Creative
Formats:
4096 х 4096 px
Languages:
English, Russian, etc.
Country:
UK
Duration:
25 mins
Year:
2013
Age:
Family
License:
Free
Terms:
50 years
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Description:

In case you haven’t heard, the Moon is trending again… and in a big way. Like in the glory days of the 1960s and 1970s, our big white space neighbor is enjoying the attention of lunar explorers. Only this time, they’re going back to the moon for good.

The educational 24-minute Google Lunar XPRIZE fulldome planetarium show, Back To The Moon For Good, chronicles teams around the world competing for the largest incentivized prize in history, by landing a robotic spacecraft on the Moon for the first time in more than 40 years.

To win the Google Lunar XPRIZE, a team must land a robotic spacecraft on the Moon, navigate 500 meters over the lunar surface, and send video, images and data back to Earth. This global competition is designed to spark imagination and inspire a renewed commitment to space exploration, not by governments or countries – but by the citizens of the world.

The show opens with the first era of space exploration in the late 1960s and early 1970s. We see what that era of landers and orbiters taught us about our nearest neighbor including the discovery of the Moon’s origin, composition, structure and the accessibility of raw materials on its surface.

The Google Lunar XPRIZE is introduced as the largest incentivized competition to date, designed to democratize space and create new opportunities for eventual human and robotic presence on the Moon. We see the engineering and innovation steps taken by the internationally distributed teams competing to land a spacecraft on the Moon and vie for additional prizes. We highlight the human spirit of competition and collaboration as teams take on this audacious challenge.

Who will win the $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE? The audience is taken through a successful launch, landing and lunar surface travel. The show ends with a stunning glimpse of a plausible scenario for our future on the Moon.
Important!

Show funded by Google X Prize Foundation for all types of planetariums. Fulldome Film Society is Foundation's partner in show distribution.
  • Best Director Award at Jena Fulldome Festival 2014
  • Planetarium Choise Award at Macao International Fulldome Festival 2014

 Find out more about this show visiting the official website: www.googlelunarxprize.org

 

Complete show preview, licensing terms and information available by email request. Please, send your inquiries to contact@fulldomefilm.org.

We will be happy to answer your questions!

Authors:
A production of NSC Creative.


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