Movie Under the Wings: October Sky

Saturday June 22, 2019

601 Eubank Blvd SE
Albuquerque, NM
US

Phone: 245-2137
Website: Click to Visit

Ages:

ALL-AGES!

Contact:

Jennifer Hayden

Phone: 505-245-2137
Website: Click to Visit

Enjoy a screening of the summer film.

Doors open at 7:30 and the movie begins at dark

Join the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History on Saturday, June 22, for "Movie Under the Wings," an outdoor movie event featuring "October Sky" in Heritage Park. Doors open at 7:30 pm with local food trucks, entertainment and access to tour the museum. The movie begins at dark. Please bring an outdoor chair for comfort, and please leave all pets at home. No outside food allowed. Event is included with paid museum admission. Event is not covered by museum membership or other passes. Admission can be purchased in advance at nuclearmuseum.org  or paid at the door on the night of the event.

See also: Reel World

Sky’s the Limit

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History presents another installment of “Movies Under the Wings” on Saturday, June 22. This amazing outdoor event features the high-flying, science-based drama October Sky. It’s a 1999 biopic based on the memoir by NASA engineer Homer H. Hickam Jr., and it relates Hickam’s childhood dream to become a rocket scientist in the wake of the historic Sputnik launch. Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper and Laura Dern are among the cast. The film screens outside, under the airplanes in the Museum’s Heritage Park. Doors open at 7:30pm and the movie begins at dusk. Local food trucks will be on hand and the Bombs Away Beer Company will be pouring suds. Feel free to bring a portable outdoor chair. No alcohol, pets, smoking accessories or firearms are allowed. The film screening is included with museum admission of $10 for adults, $8 for youth, seniors and veterans, and $7 for active military. Show up early and feel free to wander the museum before the movie starts. The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is located at 601 Eubank Blvd. SE. For more information go to nuclearmuseum.org.

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