Special Screening: THE FARTHEST—Voyager in Space
Pinhead Institute is pleased to host a free screening of THE FARTHEST – VOYAGER IN SPACE, a two-hour special about NASA’s historic Voyager mission to explore our solar system and beyond, at the Sheridan Opera House on Sun., Aug. 20, at 6:30 p.m.
With participation from more than 20 of the original and current mission scientists, engineers and team members, the film tells captivating tales of one of humanity’s greatest achievements in exploration. From supermarket aluminum foil added at the last minute to protect the craft from radiation; to the near disasters at launch; to the emergency maneuvers to fix a crucial frozen instrument platform, viewers get a sense of how difficult—and rewarding—space exploration can be.
(Watch the trailer here.)