As a science education resource, many of Fleischmann Planetarium’s shows correlate with the K-12 Next-Generation Science Standards (NGSS) adopted by Nevada and California state boards of education. For more about the standards, visit www.nextgenscience.org.
Robo-kids Cy and Annie, and their dog, Armstrong, get more than they expected from their class field trip. Explore the sun, Earth and moon. Race along on the moon’s surface, collect an asteroid sample and survive a solar storm.
With amazing sound effects by George Lucas’ Skywalker Sound, the Starship Intrepid travels through hyperspace to supergiant stars, rogue planets and a black hole in a race to find an alien technology first, while defending against the attack of the space pirates.
Near the end of the 20th century, unmanned probes were launched into the far reaches of the solar system. Exploration continues. Many of these robust spacecraft still are operational, beaming their knowledge back to Earth every day. Narrated by Brent Spiner of TV’s Star Trek: The Next Generation. In anticipation of the Great American Eclipse on Aug. 21, Solar Eclipses will explain the phenomena and how to view them.
Journey through one of the most mystifying phenomena in the universe, exploring the latest discoveries and examining recent scientific theories while viewing simulations of black holes and their cosmic effects.
Join the imaginative quest for extra-solar planets in this full-dome tour of extreme Earth-like environments, from water-worlds and molten landscapes to uninhabitable moons and planets with multiple suns.
Using spacecraft, scientists have reached out to this great planet sailing by trillions of chunks of ice that make up its rings. Thanks to new findings, Saturn’s moons, rings and exotic secrets can be seen in the latest 3-D technology filling the Planetarium dome (no 3-D glasses required).
Pink Floyd’s rock album The Wall is presented in an immersive HD animation of color and surround-sound. (Please note: mature lyrics/themes)
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$8 General ages 13-59
$6 Special* Children, seniors, UNR, WCSD and military
$5 Groups 15 or more with advance reservations
FREE for members
*Discounted admission applies to ages 3-12; Seniors 60 and older; University of Nevada, Reno students, faculty, staff and alumni with ID; Washoe County School District students and teachers with ID; military with ID; and groups (15 or more).
1664 N. Virginia St., Reno, NV 89557 • Free permit parking is available in the West Stadium Parking Complex, level 3, just east of the Planetarium.