Rendezvous in Space began with a film (Frank Capra’s last) narrated by Danny Thomas, featuring (uncredited) voices by Mel Blanc. The presentation culminated with a live demonstration of a docking by a “space taxi” carrying a three-man relief crew to a model space station suspended 80-feet above the ground. When the relief crew entered the station, the lights went up and the crowds cheered.
From Rupert the Rat to Rendezvous in Space: all there was to see at the post-Fair Hall of Science

From Rupert the Rat to Rendezvous in Space: all there was to see at the post-Fair Hall of Science

This fascinating “making of” video created by SITU Studio (architects for Design Lab), Surveying the Great Hall captures the impressive scaffolding used in the restoration of the “Cathedral of Science.” As their custom camera rig slowly lifts 70 feet from floor to ceiling, “the camera will be slowly rotating and tilting to survey the space with a corkscrew motion.”

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The Future That Never Was.

Congrats and thanks to the cast and crew from USA’s White Collar. They were at NYSCI the past few days filming an episode that will air later this season. In between scenes, they indulged in a little summer fun at NYSCI.  Here’s Tim DeKay and Tiffani Thiessen with some of our Explainers during a break in filming in our Great Hall. So now’s the time to tune in, download, and get caught up before the NYSCI episode airs…

Congrats and thanks to the cast and crew from USA’s White Collar. They were at NYSCI the past few days filming an episode that will air later this season. In between scenes, they indulged in a little summer fun at NYSCI.  Here’s Tim DeKay and Tiffani Thiessen with some of our Explainers during a break in filming in our Great Hall. So now’s the time to tune in, download, and get caught up before the NYSCI episode airs…