Children & Families

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

One of the most popular space journeys for children and their families.

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About this show

Three things are essential for a fantastic trip through the solar system: a cardboard rocket, a helpful astronomy textbook, and a measure of imagination. The rocket is quickly built from some cardboard box. Load the cargo balloons filled with fresh air, a board computer made from a shoebox, the astronomy book from the library – don the helmets and here we go! The adventurous journey takes the young astronauts past the Sun, to the terrestrial planets and the giant gas balls with their nice rings. The trip is not without risks, but the astronomy book helps them survive all dangerous situations.



41 min

Target Audience

Children, families


Fulldome show of 2D and 3D computer animated graphics


Unidirectional seating, suitable for concentric seating 


Clark Planetarium | 2006


English, Spanish, ask for other languages

Technical Data

30 fps, up to 2k, non-stereo, 5.1 surround sound