Head to the cosmos with Orlando Science Center for Astronomy Month this July! All month long we’re celebrating the wonders of space and the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with workshops, live shows, Moon Fest, and a multitude of space-themed films. Learn more about the final frontier, and become inspired by those who have taken the leap into the great unknown.
Can't make it to the Science Center during the day? No worries! Catch screenings of your favorite films during Science After Sundown on Friday and Saturday evenings through August 10. Remember to combine your celestial viewings with telescope viewings on the Terrace!
Captain Marvel 3D – Digital Adventure Theater
Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:50 p.m. July 5 through July 13
Captain Marvel is an extraterrestrial Kree warrior who finds herself caught in the middle of an intergalactic battle between her people and the Skrulls. Living on Earth in 1995, she keeps having recurring memories of another life as U.S. Air Force pilot Carol Danvers. With help from Nick Fury, Captain Marvel tries to uncover the secrets of her past while harnessing her special superpowers to end the war with the evil Skrulls.
WALL-E – Digital Adventure Theater
July 18 through July 21 at 5:10 p.m.
WALL-E, short for Waste Allocation Load Lifter Earth-class, is the last robot left on Earth. He spends his days tidying up the planet, one piece of garbage at a time. But during 700 years, WALL-E has developed a personality, and he’s more than a little lonely. Then he spots EVE (Elissa Knight), a sleek and shapely probe sent back to Earth on a scanning mission. Smitten WALL-E embarks on his greatest adventure yet when he follows EVE across the galaxy.
First Man – Digital Adventure Theater
Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:50 p.m. July 19 through July 27
First Man, the riveting story of NASA’s mission to land a man on the moon, focuses on Neil Armstrong and the years 1961-1969. A visceral, first-person account, based on the book by James R. Hansen, the movie will explore the sacrifices and the cost—on Armstrong and on the nation—of one of the most dangerous missions in history.
Apollo 11: First Steps Edition – Dr. Phillips CineDome
Timed to the 50th anniversary of NASA’s celebrated Apollo 11 mission, Apollo 11: First Steps Edition is a thrilling cinematic experience that showcases the real-life moments of humankind’s first steps on the moon. Watch as the filmmakers reconstruct the exhilarating final moments of preparation, liftoff, landing, and return of this historic mission—one of humanity’s greatest achievements and the first to put men on the moon. Learn More.
Journey to Space – Dr. Phillips CineDome
Fridays and Saturdays, July 5 through July 21, showtimes vary
Extensive interviews with astronauts Chris Ferguson and Serena Aunon give an overview of past space accomplishments, current activities and future plans, and the magnificent contributions made by the Space Shuttle program and its space pioneers.
The Search For Life in Space
July 20–21 at 3:15 p.m.
Journey from the depths of the Pacific Ocean into the far reaches of space on a quest to find something that changes everything...signs of life, somewhere else in the universe. This film takes audiences from the surface of Mars and the icy moons of Jupiter and Saturn, to the extreme lava fields of Hawaii and thermal vents deep beneath the sea. The Search for Life in Space will make you re-examine such fundamental questions as: "Where did we come from?"
Fly Me to The Moon – Digital Adventure Theater
Weekdays, July 1 through August 9
Nat the fly loves listening to his grandfather tell stories of adventures from his youth. Desperate to experience some derring-do of his own, Nat convinces two of his friends to stow away on Apollo 11. The high-flying trio have the adventure of a lifetime when they must prevent a Russian bug from sabotaging the mission.
Want to come to Orlando Science Center every day for the rest of July? What about the rest of the year? Check out our membership plans to get unlimited general admission so you can enjoy all Astronomy Month has to offer!