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View From Above

  • 221 Walnut Street | Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Dates: January 21, 2022
  • Location: Des Moines Civic Center
  • Start/End Time: 7:30 PM
  • Price: $15 - $48 Please note: only children age 5 and over with tickets will be allowed into the theater for this production.
  • Overview

    TERRY VIRTS - NASA ASTRONAUT

    As a NASA astronaut, pilot of the space shuttle Endeavour, and crew member on the Russian Soyuz spacecraft, Terry Virts spent 200 consecutive days in space as commander of the International Space Station—one of the longest continuous space mission of any NASA astronaut.

    More recently, Virts appeared in the 2016 IMAX film, “A Beautiful Planet,” a breathtaking portrait of Earth from space that features stunning footage—much of it shot by Virts while aboard (and outside) the International Space Station—of our magnificent blue planet and humanity's impact on it. His photography, which provides incredible aerial views of Earth and the vast space that surrounds it, is featured in the National Geographic book, VIEW FROM ABOVE: An Astronaut Photographs the World.”

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