Museum of Flight Launches New Space Movie

“Journey to Space” opens May 23, astronaut Nick Patrick guest speaker at May 15 preview event at Museum

SEATTLE – The new IMAX(R) documentary, “Journey to Space,” makes its exclusive Northwest premiere at The Museum of Flight on May 23. The film recalls the glorious days of the space shuttle, reminds us that the space program did not die with the end of the shuttle flights in 2011, and vividly tells the exciting story of the next chapter of space exploration.

Journey to Space

Journey to Space

Through stunning imagery, “Journey To Space” showcases NASA’s exciting plans for future spaceflight, especially for long missions to Mars. Viewers are led on this journey by narrator Patrick Stewart, and by young new astronauts that might someday walk on another planet. “Journey to Space” so closely compliments the Museum’s Spaceflight Academy fun approach to shuttle history and future spaceflight, it will be screened throughout every day for a nominal admission of $2 general and $1 for Museum Members.

Film reviewers, aerospace writers and bloggers, and family attractions writers are invited to a special premiere screening of “Journey to Space” on May 15. Space shuttle astronaut Nick Patrick will be the guest speaker. The reception begins at 6 p.m., Patrick speaks at 6:30, movie screens at 6:45. The movie is 45-minutes in length. For those that cannot attend the May 15 event, the film will be shown for free at the Museum at 9 a.m. on May 6, 7, 12, 13 and 14. To R.S.V.P. to any screening please contact Ted Huetter or Rachel Dreeben in the Marketing/PR office.

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