HUBBLE 3D Launched @ IMAX Melbourne Museum

New HUBBLE 3D Movie Launched @ IMAX Melbourne Museum

Experience the gripping story -- full of hope, crushing disappointment, dazzling ingenuity, bravery, and triumph - in HUBBLE 3D, the seventh awe-inspiring film from the award-winning IMAX Space Team.

Vividly captured in IMAX 3D, HUBBLE 3D recounts the amazing journey of the most important scientific instrument since Galileo's original telescope and the greatest success in space since the Moon Landing -- the Hubble Space Telescope. Audiences will accompany the space walking astronauts as they attempt some of the most difficult tasks ever undertaken in NASA's history, and will experience up close the awesome power of the launches, the heartbreaking setbacks, and the dramatic rescues of this most powerful story.

HUBBLE 3D will also reveal the cosmos as never before, allowing viewers of all ages to explore the grandeur of the nebulae and galaxies, the birth and death of stars, and some of the greatest mysteries of our celestial surroundings, all in amazing IMAX 3D. Refer to IMAX Melbourne Museum for more information and session times.

To assist teachers in extending the learning experience into their classroom, Discovery Education and IMAX have created a variety of engaging and dynamic science activities inspired by HUBBLE 3D. These activities are FREE to download from the Education section of the IMAX Hubble 3D website www.imax.com/hubble These activities are a great way to enrich your students' learning through hands-on experiments, critical-thinking tasks, and more. Curriculum tie-ins include science and technology, maths, problem solving and visualisation.

Other Hubble Websites .....

HubbleSite http://hubblesite.org/
NASA Education www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/hubble-index.html
NASA Hubble www.nasa.gov/externalflash/hubble_servicing/
ESA Hubble www.spacetelescope.org/
Amazing Space http://amazing-space.stsci.edu/
Top Stars http://topstars.strategies.org/