NOTE: In September 2014, the education and public outreach program for NASA's IBEX mission officially ended, and so has support of the show through the Adler Planetarium. Loch Ness Productions will continue to make the show available to those customers still interested.

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IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Solar System

It's out there somewhere

Join scientists who are investigating the boundary between our Solar System and the rest of our galaxy in IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Solar System.

Designed for visitors with an appreciation for the challenges of space science and a desire to learn more about science research, IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Solar System follows the creation of NASA's Interstellar Boundary EXplorer. Audiences will get an in-depth look at the mission and how IBEX is collecting high-speed atoms to create a map of our Solar System's boundary.

Narrated by two inquisitive teenagers, audiences will hear from the scientists and engineers that developed the IBEX mission and created the spacecraft, and get the latest updates on the mission's discoveries.

This production is part of NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer mission's Education and Public Outreach program, led by Adler Planetarium, with visualizations from the National Center for Supercomputing Applications. Visit NASA's IBEX page for Museums & Planetaria to download posters, activities, supporting materials and more resources.

Running time: 27:00
Suitable for: Family audiences
Information about: Solar System
Year of production: 2009

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