Cosmic Castaways Show

Cosmic Castaways by Ward Beecher Planetarium is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License

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Below is the YouTube link to the flatscreen version of Cosmic Castaways.  The fulldome version is slightly different, in order to take advantage of the larger real estate of a planetarium dome.


Rendered video in square resolutions, suitable for smaller domes and portable planetariums:

1024×1024 MPG [5.3 GB]
1024×1024 MOV [11.3 GB]
1024×1024 WMV [554 MB]
1024×1024 M2V [5.2 GB]


Rendered video in warped media format, suitable for spherical mirror projection system. Courtesy of Jim Havens from the Havens Foundation, Inc.
1920×1080 MPG [1.0 GB]
1920×1080 MOV [958 MB]


Below are all the files you may need to produce Cosmic Castaways for your own planetarium. Complete dome masters for 1920×1080 (Warped Media) or 1024×1024/2048×2048 are available upon request.


Complete Soundtrack (including narration) [WAV]
Promo Poster [.JPG] [.PSD]
Final Scene Chart and Script [PDF]


New!  Lesson plans appropriate for high school and Astro 101 students are available in the Educator’s Zone.


We were on Cosmoquest’s HangoutAThon talking about Cosmic Castaways on June 15, 2013.