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A triumph of film art, creating on the screen a vast, awe-inspiring picture of the universe as it would appear to a voyager through space, this film was among the sources used by Stanley Kubrick in his 2001: A Space Odyssey. Realistic animation takes you into far regions of space, beyond the reach of the strongest telescope, past Moon, Sun, and Milky Way into galaxies yet unfathomed.

1960, 28 min 53 s

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Award for Exceptional Merit
International Festival of Short Films
November 13 to 18 1971, Philadelphia - USA

Nominated one of the ten best films of the last ten years
Educational Film Library Aassociation of America - Sightlines Magazine
January 1 1968, New York - USA

First Prize - Golden Delfan - Category: Scientific Films
International Educational Film Festival
June 29 to July 9 1964, Tehran - Iran

Award of Merit
Scientific Film Festival
March 1 1963, Caracas - Venezuela

First Prize - Silver Oak Leaf - Category: Scientific Films
International Children's Film Festival
September 21 to 30 1962, La Plata - Argentina

Best Music Awarded to Eldon Rathburn
International Festival of Educational Films
February 18 1962, Mar del Plata - Argentina

Grand Prize
International Festival of Educational Films
February 18 1962, Mar del Plata - Argentina

Best Documentary Film
International Festival of Educational Films
February 18 1962, Mar del Plata - Argentina

First Prize - Category: Documentary
International Film Festival
October 1 1961, Salerno - Italy

Chris Certificate Award - Category: Information/Education
International Film and Video Festival
September 13 to 15 1961, Columbus - USA

Film of the Year
Genie Awards
May 13 1961, Toronto - Canada

Award of Merit - Category: Theatrical Films
Genie Awards
May 13 1961, Toronto - Canada

Blue Ribbon Award - Category: Science and Mathematics
Itinerant - American Film and Video Festival
April 19 to 22 1961, New York - USA

Best Animated Film
BAFTA / British Academy of Film & Television Awards
April 6 1961, London - England

Award
Scholastic Teachers Magazine Annual Film Awards
March 1 1961, New York - USA

Cup of the Minister of Tourism and Entertainment
International Film Festival
January 4 to 8 1961, Rapallo - Italy

Golden Sheaf Award - Best Film of the Festival
Yorkton Film Festival
October 17 to 19 1960, Yorkton - Canada

Diploma of Honour
International Festival of Scientific and Technical Films
September 30 to October 7 1960, Belgrade - Serbia

Diploma of Merit
Cork Film Festival
September 21 to October 6 1960, Cork - Ireland

Special Commendation
International Film Festival
August 22 to September 3 1960, Stratford - Canada

Diploma of Merit
International Film Festival
August 21 to September 10 1960, Edinburgh - Scotland

Diploma - Category: Scientific Films
International Annual Film Festival
July 11 to 23 1960, Vancouver - Canada

Top Award - Category: Documentary Films
International Annual Film Festival
July 11 to 23 1960, Vancouver - Canada

Technical Mention of the "Commission Supérieure Technique du Cinéma Français"
International Film Festival
May 4 to 20 1960, Cannes - France

Jury's Prize for the Exceptional Quality of the Animation
International Film Festival
May 4 to 20 1960, Cannes - France