Apollo 13 Anniversary Screening

11 April 2020

Failure is not an option.

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Image Credits: Universal Pictures

Directed by Ron Howard and starring Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, Bill Paxton, Gary Sinise, and Ed Harris, the movie is an adaptation of the book Lost Moon: The Perilous Voyage of Apollo 13 by astronaut Jim Lovell and Jeffrey Kluger.

The film depicts astronauts Lovell, Jack Swigert, and Fred Haise aboard Apollo 13 for America’s third Moon landing mission. En-route, an onboard explosion deprives their spacecraft of most of its oxygen supply and electric power, forcing NASA’s flight controllers to abort the Moon landing, and turning the mission into a struggle to get the three men home safely.


18:00 — Doors Open · Bar and Cafe Open (ticket does not include entry to the exhibition)

Boosters Café will be serving hotdogs, nachos, salads, snacks, sandwiches, and hot/cold drinks, as well as alcoholic beverages

18:45 — Planetarium opens

19:00 — Screening begins

21:15 — Screening ends

22:00 — Bar and café closed


FAQs

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
Rated PG: Parental guidance suggested – Some material may not be suitable for children

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
There are 400 free car parking spaces available on site. We are happy to call taxis for people and there is a bus stop to the 54 route within a few minutes walk of the Centre.

What can/can’t I bring to the event?
Food and drink will not be allowed to be brought onto the premises.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
The National Space Centre – 0116 261 0261 (this phone line is staffed Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:00)

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Either a printed ticket, or a ticket on your phone or tablet (we like the non-printing option, it is better for the planet).

Can I update my registration information?
No, once a ticket is purchased no changes can be made.

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
No, tickets are non transferable or refundable.

What is the refund policy?
All tickets are non-refundable.