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Media Contact: 

Natalie Leslie
213-744-7446

For Hi-Res Images, visit: www.imax.com/magnificentdesolation

 
September 15, 2005
TAKE A WALK ON THE MOON AT THE
CALIFORNIA SCIENCE CENTER IMAX THEATER

Magnificent Desolation:
Walking on the Moon 3D
to open on September 23
IMAX‚ 3D Space Film Presented and Narrated by Tom Hanks
 

WHAT:
Only 12 have walked on the moon. Beginning September 23, moviegoers at the California Science Center IMAX Theater will be next! Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D takes audiences to the lunar surface to walk alongside these 12 extraordinary astronauts and experience humankind’s greatest road trip.

Through the magic of 3D, viewers are catapulted into Magnificent Desolation and onto the Moon’s surface to see and hear the stories of Apollo explorers in a way never before possible. During this mission the audience can experience the exhilaration of movement in one-sixth gravity, peer over the edge of a vast lunar canyon that plunges one thousand feet, and watch the moon dust rise as Neil Armstrong takes his momentous first steps.

WHEN:
Opens September 23, 2005

WHERE:
California Science Center IMAX Theater, 700 State Drive ­ Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA 90037. Enter visitor parking at Coliseum/39th & Figueroa Street. Parking is $6 per car.

SCHEDULE:
Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D (NEW!!)
Showing at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 4:30 p.m.

Wild Safari 3D: An African Adventure (Continuing)
Showing at 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. (additional show at 5:30pm Sat./Sun. only)

GENERAL INFO:
Tickets range from $4.75 to $8.00. For advance ticket purchase and group rates, phone (213) 744-2019. Guests should call (213) 744-7400 to confirm schedule on the day of their visit. For general info or to purchase tickets online, visit www.californiasciencecenter.org.

Proceeds from the IMAX Theater support Science Center exhibits and programming.

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