Destination: Solar System

Admission

  • Union Station Members * $4
  • General Admission * $8
  • * Excludes Preservation Fee

  • May 28 - Sep 5 | Monday - Saturday 12:00 pm & 4:00 pm
  • May 28 - Sep 5 | Sundays 12:00 pm
The year is 2096. Space tourism is thriving and “Space Express Tours” is the world’s leading company in space. You’ve signed up for a quick trip around the Solar System. This out-of-this-world jaunt takes place on board the fastest ship in the Space Express fleet. Your guides are “Jesse,” a lovable rookie tour guide who can’t wait to show you the wonders of your celestial neighborhood, and “Max” — the highly knowledgeable, slightly grumpy shipboard computer. With Max steering the ship and Jesse chattering excitedly about each place you visit, you’ll soar through the Asteroid Belt, explore the moons of Jupiter and Saturn, and hover over the roiling surface of the Sun. This show was developed by Adler Planetarium scientists and educators working with experts in market research, science writing, space visualization, animation, and children’s entertainment. It combines real images of planets and other celestial objects with the latest in digital animation.
Recommended Ages
6+
Length
31 minutes
Location
The Arvin Gottlieb Planetarium located within Union Station
Theme
Solar System, Sun, Planets
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