Explore our potential to develop the next generation spacecraft that will take us to the stars in the new Scitech Planetarium show Faster Than Light.
Based on real science and engineering, Faster Than Light will take you on a thrilling journey to the newly discovered planet circling our sun's nearest neighbour, Proxima Centauri. Ride into the future aboard laser-driven space sails, antimatter engines and even warp drive - right out of science fiction.
How far can technology take us? Find out in Faster Than Light: the Dream of Interstellar Flight at the Scitech Planetarium.
Faster Than Light was co-produced by Spitz Creative Media, Mirage3D and Thomas Lucas Productions, Inc, with major support by the Commonwealth of Pennslyvannia and the Pennsylvania Film Office. .
Duration: approximately 25 minutes
Produced by: Spitz Creative Media, Mirage3D and Thomas Lucas Productions, Inc.
School groups: Year 5 to Year 12
Curriculum Links: Science understanding: Earth and Space Sciences, Science as a Human Endeavour, Nature and Development of Science.
Children under 4 years of age cannot be admitted into the planetarium and shows are subject to change without notice.
Open to the general public as part of your visit to Scitech.
Visit our daily Show Times for more information and to plan your visit.