NASA at the drive-in movies – Friday, October 16th, 2020 Double Feature

Join us for a drive-in movie event at the Madison Mallards Duck Pond in collaboration with the Wisconsin Science Festival! 

• Friday night (10/16) will be out of this world with a space-themed double feature showcasing the blockbuster films Hidden Figures (5:30 p.m.) and Apollo 13 (8:30 p.m.). Attend either or both! Did you know it is the 25th anniversary year of Apollo 13 film?!?

Don’t forget to check out a related panel talk happening during the Science Festival: NASA at the Movies: A Conversation with Filmmaking and Special Effects Experts – Saturday October 17th 2PM.

Register to attend as spaces are limited (REGISTER HERE).

• Cost is FREE and attendees will receive an official Wisconsin Science Festival pint glass (one per household while supplies last) as well as the chance to win other great prizes!

• Bathrooms and concessions will be available (masks required when outside of vehicles).

• Gates and concessions open 1 hour prior to showtime (Gates open at 7:45 p.m. for Apollo 13).


Friday 10/16/20
4:30 p.m. Gates/ Concessions
5:30 p.m. Movie Hidden Figures: The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.
7:45 p.m. Gates
8:30 p.m. Movie Apollo 13: NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy.