UPDATED 1/26/2018: Narrated by Tim Allen, this show chronicles teams around the world who were competing for the largest incentivized prize in history, to land a robotic spacecraft on the Moon. Launches for this project were scheduled for early 2018, but with challenges ranging from technical and logistical issues to raising money and securing launch contracts, the prize will go unclaimed. However, the contest did spur private companies that are developing space robotics technology for future planetary missions. Come learn about the history of the competition and what great things it inspired.

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Intended Audience: Ages 8+
Runtime: Show runs 24 minutes + 20 minutes of live (roughly 45 minutes total)

Trailer for Back to the Moon (requires JavaScript)
Back to the Moon Trailer