THE DIGITAL PROJECTOR WAS DONATED BY IRENE W. PENNINGTON PLANETARIUM AT THE LOUISIANA ARTS AND SCIENCES MUSEUM, AND REFURBISHED BY AUDIOVISUAL IMAGINEERING.
Joanne Young and Mark Zellers of Audiovisual Imagineering.
Audiovisual Imagineering donated refurbishing costs and labour for getting the MediaGlobe in shape, and provided training and support. Audio Visual Imagineering Inc. is at 8440 Tradeport Dr. Suite 109Orlando, FL 32827 Managing Director, Joanne Young, Office Manager, Suzan Hatfield, Technical & Service Director, Mark Zellers. Read more at www.mediaglobeplanetarium.com
Jon Elvert, Director of the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium at the Louisiana Arts and Science Museum in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, a former president of the International Planetarium Society, and Chair of the International Planetarium Society Outreach Committee, inspired the Louisiana Art and Science Museum to donate their used MediaGlobe. Read about the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium at www.lasm.org/planetarium/about.shtm
The Irene W. Pennington Planetarium is Baton Rouge's star attraction! The giant 60-foot dome theater is one of the most sophisticated multimedia presentation theaters in the U.S., presenting planetarium programs, large-format films and high-resolution digital video projections in the ExxonMobil Space Theater. In the ExxonMobil Space Theater, be dazzled by the state-of-the-art, 3-dimensional immersive capability that takes you on a journey through the cosmos in stunning detail. Learn about the seasonal night sky and current celestial events, explore our solar system and travel to the stars and beyond to see the universe as never before. It is also home to Baton Rouge's only 70 mm, 8-perf projection system featuring larger-than-life films that put you in the center of the action and a 5.1, 15,000 watt digital surround sound.The planetarium also offers 5,000 square feet of out-of-this-world exhibits, where you can weigh yourself on the moon, meet Galileo, and even touch a falling star, a meteorite a billion years older than any earth rock. Your entire family will be dazzled by the wonders of the solar system and the universe beyond. www.lasm.org/stage/html/mn_planetarium.html
Carol Gikas, President and Executive Director of the Louisiana Art and Science Museum and the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium, donated the MediaGlobe Digital Projector to the Ghana Science Project.
From art exhibitions and workshops to hands-on science exhibits and treasures from ancient Egypt, LASM has something to inspire everyone. You can learn more about the Louisiana Art and Science Museum at www.lasm.org