Touching the Edge of the Universe

Touching the Edge of the Universe

TTEOTU 400Touching the Edge of the Universe

Four hundred years after Galileo’s revolutionary discoveries, two scientific satellites are launched into the Universe.

The satellites (Herschel and Planck) are space telescopes with the ability to unveil mysteries our eyes cannot see: the birth of stars and planets, and look back to the very beginning of time.

A 360° film by the European Space Agency (ESA) in celebration of the 2009 International Year of Astronomy, outlining the story of astronomy from Galileo's simple optical telescope to today’s sophisticated diverse space telescopes.

Experience a new view of the Cosmos with live actors and stunning 3D graphics, filmed on location at various ESA sites. Preview the full film below. 

Film Type

Length: 45min
KS4 - KS5  /   Adults