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360° Video Premiere: Take Flight

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360° Video Premiere: Take Flight

May 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am 10:30 am

Join uniquely-animated brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright for a full-throttle adventure through the history and into the future of aeronautics! You’ll take a look at the science, pilots and inventors that allowed humans to take to the skies, and learn about the four forces of flight — lift, weight, thrust and drag. Read more about this show here.

Instructions

Use your mouse and touchpad on your computer to click and drag inside the video. You can also move your phone from left to right or right to left to view the video in all different angles. (*This show can also be viewed using any VR headset or Google Cardboard.)