Space Insider!

ontario_planetarium_insider_showConstellations, orbital views of Earth, and other cosmic places illustrate the most fascinating insights from book and magazine interviews your presenters Peter McMahon and Rick Stankiewicz have done with space pioneers including Marc Garneau, Roberta Bondar, Julie Payette, Chris Hadfield, Buzz Aldrin, and many more.

ontario_planetarium_hadfieldWhat’s it like to go on a spacewalk? We’ll tell you, according to all the info Peter got the times when he hung out with Chris Hadfield while researching his latest OWL Kids book “The Space Adventurer’s Guide”

What’s the most amazing part of the Earth to look at from orbit? We’ll tell you, based on our “Space Tourism” book interview with Suni Williams, who’s spent more time in space than any other woman.

ontario_planetarium_testWant to know what it’s like to test out the maneuvering engines of one of the new space tourism rocket planes? We’ll show you our pictures from inside the hangers of XCOR Aerospace from our tour of their Mojave Desert hanger.

What’s it like to walk on another world? We talked to Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin next to the Space Shuttle Discovery on the 50th anniversary of the first spaceflight.

ontario_planetarium_buzz_aldrinJoin us for an inside look at the lessons we can learn from some of history’s greatest space pioneers.



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– Space exploration and the Solar System
– Formation, evolution, structure and nature of the Solar System
– Canadian contributions to efforts in space-based science experiments, astronomy, cosmology, and aerospace


Educators, groups, institutions and individuals interested in booking our mobile facility for this or any other shows we present can call or email: / 905.885.9471

*** The above presentations, presentation titles, descriptions, and ideas are the copywritten © 2014 intellectual property of Peter McMahon and Reproduction and/or performance without written permission is strictly prohibited ***


 *** please note, due to the time commitment required to set-up and disassemble the planetarium, we can only book by the day – we recommend that teachers or groups looking to bring us in for a single class, Scouting meeting, etc… identify other classes/groups/etc… that might be interested in participating in  shows while we’re at your school/meeting venue to provide maximum value for you and your colleagues***