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Goodbye Cassini: Hello Saturn

Goodbye Cassini: Hello Saturn

Narrated in English with Chinese subtitles

On September 15 2017, the Cassini spacecraft ended its remarkable 13-year tour of Saturn by plunging into the gas giant's atmosphere and burning up. This programme followed the team behind NASA's most successful spacecraft as they prepared for its dramatic descent. Take an incredible journey past Saturn's rings and the small moons orbiting within them. This was the first view from inside the rings, and the closest ever look at Saturn's swirling cloud tops.

Date: 2.2.2019 & 23.3.2019 (Saturday)
Time: 2:30 – 3:30 pm

Place : Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Space Museum

Free admission on a first come, first served basis

 
 

Hubble's Enduring Legacy

Hubble's Enduring Legacy

Narrated in English with Chinese subtitles

Since its launch 29 Years ago, the Hubble Telescope has returned images of unprecedented beauty of a dynamic and changing universe. By looking closely at these images, Hubble's Enduring Legacy reveals the findings of astronomers over its remarkable 29 year history. In this hour length special Hubble's most iconic images are bought to life to answer some of the most important questions facing astronomers today. Colliding galaxies, the birth and death of stars, jets of gas thrown out by material crashing into distant suns: these incredible images tech us valuable lessons about how galaxies are formed, what dark matter is and even the fate of the earth itself. Hubble's Enduring Legacy shows how astronomical imaging technology works to show a universe in motion. This is a map of the universe according to Hubble.

Date: 2.2.2019 & 23.3.2019 (Saturday)
Time: 4:00 – 5:00 pm

Place : Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Space Museum

Free admission on a first come, first served basis

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