Inspirational mobile planetarium experiences - and now biology too!

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Space Odyssey proudly uses Fulldome projection technology created by Immersive Adventure of Barcelona, Spain. Click below to link to their site:

Link to Immersive Adventure

Simon Ould outside Space Odyssey's larger "Voyager" dome

Space Odyssey offers spectacular 360º 3D Space and Biology learning experiences for children and adults of all ages!

High-resolution images, movies and sophisticated computer simulations are projected throughout each of Space Odyssey's three different sizes of inflatable dome - above, behind and all around the audience - to create a breathtakingly immersive and inspirational learning experience!

Since 2004, Space Odyssey has established an enviable reputation for amazing astronomy and space science shows but is now delighted to offer fabulous biology-based shows, too!

New for Autumn 2014:

Natural Selection: Darwin's Mystery of Mysteries - a brand-new show to closely link with the new National Curriculum Year 6 topic on Evolution and Inheritance, Natural Selection is based on a breathtaking 360° 3D immersive "Fulldome" film of the same name, to bring this fascinating topic to life! Also very suitable for KS3+ students and the general public

Origins of Life - suitable for KS3+, this great Fulldome film explores some of the most profound questions of life science: the origins of life and the human search for life beyond planet Earth

Cell! Cell! Cell! - a stunning KS3-5 biology show exploring cell structure, DNA, genetics, stem cells, organ systems and more! See for more details of this breathtaking state-of-the-art production

We are Aliens - an exciting exploration of how and where scientists are searching for extraterrestial life! Suitable for Y6+

Please see "Shows" page to learn about other amazing Fulldome films that can be included in presentations on request!

Every one of Space Odyssey's fascinating planetarium presentations is led by Simon Ould, an experienced Science Teacher and Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society. Simon uses his extensive teaching and lecturing experience to carefully adapt the delivery and content of every presentation to be appropriate for the particular group involved.

The Space Odyssey Space Dome mobile planetarium is available for bookings throughout the South West of England and South Wales (and beyond, on request!), offering bespoke planetarium and biology presentations for a wide range of audiences, such as

  • Schoolchildren (from Foundation Stage through to A-level)
  • Universities, Colleges, Libraries and Museums
  • Scouts, Cubs, Beavers, Guides, Brownies & Rainbows
  • Community groups such as the WI
  • Summer Camps and Playschemes
  • Village and community events
  • Astronomical Societies