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Birth of Planet Earth - New Planetarium Show

Birth of Planet Earth tells the twisted tale of our planet’s origins. Scientists now believe that our galaxy is filled with solar systems, including up to a billion planets roughly the size of our own. The film employs advanced, data-driven, cinematic-quality visualizations to explore some of the greatest questions in science today: How did Earth become a living planet in the wake of our solar system’s violent birth? What does its history tell us about our chances of finding other worlds that are truly Earth-like? Produced by Spitz Creative Media, NCSA’s Advanced Visualization Lab, Thomas Lucas Productions, Inc., in association with Tellus Science Museum. This project has been made possible with support from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Greater Philadelphia Film Office; funded in part by the National Science Foundation.

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About Cradle of Aviation Museum

Charles Lindbergh Boulevard

Garden City, NY

516-572-4111

  • Standard hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes
  • Stroller parking: Yes
  • Stroller check: No
  • Bring food: Yes
  • Buy food: Yes
  • Where is food allowed: Food allowed in designated spots
  • Changing tables in the women's room(s): Yes
  • Changing tables in the men's room(s): Yes
  • Family bathroom: No

  • Long Island's air and space museum, Cradle of Aviation Museum is dedicated to preserving Long Island's rich aerospace heritage of discovery and to inspiring future generations through science and technology.


  • Parking: Free
  • Nearest public transportation stop: Charles Lindbergh Blvd
  • Play area: No
  • Party room: No

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