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21 September 2012
Posted in Press and Media
Return To A Galaxy Far, Far Away When Star Wars®: Where Science Meets Imagination Premieres at the Orlando Science Center
Out-of-this-World Exhibit Debuts at the Orlando Science Center
Saturday, October 13
ORLANDO, Fla. (Sept. 18, 2012) – Could humanoid robots and vehicles that hover above ground, once limited only to the fantasy worlds of Star Wars, become a reality? Find out beginning Saturday, Oct. 13 when the Orlando Science Center premieres an innovative exhibition, Star Wars®: Where Science Meets Imagination! Get up close with C-3PO, build a Droid and learn what it might take to live on the planet Tatooine as you explore the connection between the science of the Star Wars universe and that of the real world. The exhibit will be on display until Sunday, April 7.
Developed by the Museum of Science, Boston in collaboration with Lucasfilm Ltd. and presented by Bose Corporation©, the 10,000 square-foot exhibit explores the fantasy technologies depicted in the Star Wars films, as well as the real science behind them, and the current research that may someday lead to real-life versions of the technologies seen in the film series.
Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination is the first exhibition to display costumes and props from all six Star Wars films with real-world technologies. The exhibit includes extensive video interviews with filmmakers, scientists and engineers, and hands-on components, including two large Engineering Design Labs, where visitors can build and test their own speeders and robots.