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BlueCross BlueShield Digital Dome Planetarium

QUICK FACTS:

  • Totally immersive environment

  • Educational and entertaining programs

  • Real-time
    experiences

  • Interactive guest technology

 

 
 
 
 
 
• This 145-seat dome theater will provide a totally immersive environment that surrounds viewers with multi-media images and sound.
 
• It will present both educational and entertaining programs about earth and astronomy, as well as art, music and history.
 
• A 55-foot dome-shaped projection screen will bring the motion of the night sky to life and immerse visitors in Impressionist art, the Pyramids or the world of the dinosaurs. Thanks to the museum’s partnership with NASA and using closed-circuit television, students and other visitors will enjoy real-time experiences. 
 
• A permanent NASA gallery will be located in the planetarium lobby with interactive capabilities and artifacts from South Carolina astronauts, including Charles Bolden, Charles Duke, Ron McNair and Frank Culbertson.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 OPENING AUGUST 16, 2014
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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