IMAX® Theater

It’s the next best thing to being in space, minus the microgravity, and you can eat popcorn! Three space movies are available daily at IMAX Theater and are included with admission. See daily schedule once you arrive for show times. Stock up on traditional theater snacks and drinks in the lobby before the movie begins.


Apollo 11: First Steps Edition

“Apollo 11: First Steps Edition” puts you at the center of NASA’s historic lunar landing with film never before seen by the public. The film includes stunning shots of the Apollo 11 launch, the inside of Mission Control, and recovery and post-mission activities. Witness the final moments of preparation, liftoff, landing and the return of Apollo 11.

This film is a special giant screen version, made exclusively for science centers and museum theaters from director Todd Douglass Miller’s theatrical documentary “Apollo 11.”Available for a limited time only.


Journey To Space

Journey to space through stunning imagery and interviews with NASA astronauts Chris Ferguson, commander of the final shuttle mission, and Serena Aunon, newly chosen for future flights. Narrated by film and television legend Sir Patrick Stewart, Journey To Space gives an overview of NASA’s past space accomplishments, current activities and future plans.

Touch the Stars: The Journey Has Begun 3D

Afterglow Studios has partnered with Lockheed Martin to create a new film for IMAX® theaters. Travel with NASA’s heroic robotic spacecraft on an unforgettable exploration of our solar system, from the Sun to the surface of its planets and moons. Created with the latest high definition imagery and scientific data, “Touch the Stars” showcases our neighbors in space as they’ve never been experienced before.

View these films included with Daily Admission.

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Related Attractions

Kennedy Space Center Bus Tour

Astronaut Training Experience

Apollo Treasures Gallery

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Children interacting with touch panels in the Space Shuttle Atlantis exhibit.


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