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Jul
12
Fri
2019
APOLLO 11: First Steps Edition Now Playing at Challenger Learning Center @ Challenger Learning Center
Jul 12 – Sep 1 all-day

Experience the “out-of-this-world” moment (literally) when the United States of America achieved exploration greatness with APOLLO 11: First Steps Edition. Boasting “how far and how fast we have come,” as a nation, during a time where traveling to the moon was unthinkable, the brilliantly curated film pilots the audience through the lunar landing journey of avid preparation, anxious lift off and triumphant return. APOLLO 11 was made specifically for a giant screen at museums and science centers, offering an exclusive take into “the greatest and most complex exploration in Man’s history.”
Featuring a newly-discovered trove of never-before-seen 70 mm footage and more than 11,000 hours of uncatalogued audio recordings, the film offers a distinctive feature from the documentary genre, without narration. Here, the alluring nature of IMAX and unclassified audio recordings speak for themselves, even in its moments of restless silence. APOLLO 11 showcases the raw reality of humanity’s greatest achievements as the first to put men on the moon.
The 47 minute IMAX experience, APOLLO 11: First Steps Edition, excites family and friends of all ages to experience an American triumph at an affordable price. Offering tickets between $6-8, purchases support the Challenger Learning Center’s community outreach and educational programming. APOLLO 11: First Steps Edition is sponsored locally in part through the Council on Culture and Arts’ Cultural Grant Program, funded by the City of Tallahassee and Leon County.

Aug
24
Sat
2019
Summer SCIturdays: Weather Trackers @ Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Summer SCIturdays: Weather Trackers @ Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee

Natural forces collide! Learn to forecast and track hurricanes, examine convection currents and discover why they are so important to weather systems. Receive discounted admission to the 12:00 pm showing of planetarium show Extreme Weather at the box office.

Aug
31
Sat
2019
Public Mission: Return to the Moon @ Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Aug 31 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Public Mission: Return to the Moon @ Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee

Recommended for ages 8 and up

For the first time since 1972, a crew of astronauts is returning to the Moon. Your mission is to establish a permanent base for Earth observation and determine whether off-Earth settlements are possible. Teams work together and ensure a safe lunar arrival. Sponsored locally by Shell.