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3D Sun

© 2007-2014 Melrae Pictures; 20-22 minutes

In October 2006, NASA launched two spacecraft that would, for the first time in the history of space exploration, capture space-born, high-definition 3D images of the Sun. In 3D Sun, the leading NASA scientists from the mission unveil these images and take us behind the scenes to tell the story of the Sun and why it is of crucial importance to all of us. 3D Sun gives the audiences a chance to see the Sun up close in startling 3D. Stand above the arctic circle and witness the most brilliant auroras on Earth; take a ride on a solar blast from the Sun's surface to Earth's Magnetosphere, and come to a deeper understanding of what this vast sea of fire means to life here on Earth.

A Melrae Pictures production in association with K2 Communications. Produced in Cooperation with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum.

Produced/Directed by Melissa Butts, Written/Directed by Barry Kimm.

Distributed theatrically by K2 Communications.

Available in Digital 3D, 3D IMAX™, Hulu, BluRay 3D DVD, 3D Digital Full Dome


Singapore’s 3D X
Venice Film Festival’s 3D Symposium
3D Screenings ASIA
Dimension 3
Festival de Cinema Trois Ameriques
Walker Art Center’s Women with Vision

“I have always been fascinated by the night sky – the stars, the galaxies. I think it’s humankind’s destiny to move out and beyond to understand.”

Dr. Madhulika (Lika) Guhathakurta