By IMAX on April 6, 2015
We’re excited to announced a limited time re-release of Hubble. The film will play in select IMAX® 2D and 3D theatres starting April 20 to honor the 25th anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope.
The Hubble telescope set off on its mission to space in April 1990. The telescope has since revealed properties of space and time most scientists only dreamed of discovering.
After the observatory’s primary mirror was discovered to have a flaw affecting the telescopes clarity several service missions were deployed. The last was in May of 2009. During this mission an IMAX camera went along for the ride and captured the incredible images astronauts were able to experience first-hand. The results were breathtaking. The footage enabled moviegoers to journey through space alongside astronauts, feeling the turbulence from within the theatre.