Solar System Odyssey
A futuristic adventure, exploring what could happen if humans consume all the resources of Earth.
Jack Larson embarks on a quest to discover a new home for humans to colonize, piloting his spacecraft on a wild ride through our Solar System. Along his journey, Jack encounters a traveling companion who helps him search for answers to these questions:
- How are the worlds of our Solar System alike?
- How are they different?
- What must those worlds have in order for humans to live there?
Together, they speed through an exciting exploration of our cosmic neighborhood, including the icy rings of Saturn, Jupiter’s volcano-ridden moon Io, and the sub-zero methane lakes of Saturn’s moon Titan.
The material contained in this planetarium show is based on work supported by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) under grant award number NNX09AL78G. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of NASA.
This show is recommended for ages 8 and up.Get Tickets
The show can be presented in Spanish for the entire audience, or Morehead can provide assistive listening devices (headsets) for a Spanish translation (currently serving up to 9 students) while the show is presented in English. If you need one of these options for your group, please discuss this with Morehead Reservations when you are requesting your field trip reservation.