Films Kids & Family
Spaceboy | credit: Kwassa Films | Silbersalz 2022

Jim convinces Emma to secretly build a real flying object. His father's wish to fly into space one day is more than just a dream for him.

Film talk: On August 16th, 1960, Joseph Kittinger jumped from a high-altitude balloon that had reached an altitude of 102,800 feet, about 30 kms. What was Kittinger's attempt about and why is it not recommended to retry? Come and learn from the experts.

Moderator: Dirk Schlesier, Direktor Planetarium Halle (Saale) / Speaker: Ulrich Köhler, DLR-German Aerospace Center


Ulrich Köhler

DLR’s Institute of Planetary Research Berlin