Dome Almost Done. . . .

Only a day or two to go……

October 26

October 26

November 8

November 8

Cutting tiles to fit . . .

Cutting tiles to fit . . .

. . .pulling the panel up . . .

. . .pulling the panel up . . .

. . .putting panel into place . . .

. . .putting panel into place . . .

. . .securing to the frame . . .

. . .securing to the frame . . .

. . .and doing it all over again.

. . .and doing it all over again, and again, and again, and again.

Working hard and making some fun shadows.

Working hard and making some fun shadows.

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Another angle

Another angle

From here you can see everything. From the cutting down below to the scaffolding and the installers up above.

From here you can see everything. From cutting the panels down below to the scaffolding and the installers up above. The anxious Console Manager is checking progress, peeking in from the Console office (red doorway). Can't wait to get shows going again!

Hope you're not afraid of heights!

Glad they are not afraid of heights!

 

This shows the difference in shading on the dome material. New surface will be more reflective and give a much better picture!

This shows the difference in color of the dome material. New surface will be more reflective, virtually seamless, and give a much better picture.

Entrance to Space Theater is getting an upgrade, too. Stay tuned for the progress . . .

Entrance to Space Theater is also getting an upgrade. Stay tuned for the progress . . .

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2 Responses

  1. It’s fascinating to see the progress.

    When is the official re-opening date?

    And when it opens, what movie will you show? I want to bring my children that day.

    Thank you.

    Yves Vincent

  2. I can’t wait for the re-opening. The new dome will look great, though I wonder what will become of my favorite spot on the upper balcony, where I could rest my feet on the housing. 🙂

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