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Mars: The Ultimate Voyage

Learn more about what the first journey to Mars might look like

Join us on a journey to the Red Planet—the farthest voyage ever made by humans. What does it take to make it to Mars? In this new production designed by Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, we’ll discover the many challenges astronauts will face and how creativity, communication, and collaboration are essential for deep space exploration.

Mars: The Ultimate Voyage is a collaboration with NASA and the Bell Museum. The work was funded by a NASA Teams Engaging Affiliated Museums and Informal Institutions (TEAM II) Award 80NSSC20M0028 to the Bell Museum through the Regents of the University of Minnesota.

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This show is recommended for ages 7 and up.

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This planetarium show was developed by Morehead’s in-house team of planetarium show experts for the Bell Museum at the University of Minnesota.

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