The 2002 Toni Myers directed IMAX original film “Space Station“ is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on July 9th, via Mill Creek Entertainment. The short film, also known as “Space Station 3D” during its original release, is narrated by Tom Cruise and features mostly footage shot onboard the International Space Station (ISS) by NASA astronauts. The tech specs for the 4K release include 2160p video from a new 4K transfer in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range and DTS:X sound which has been IMAX Enhanced. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a Blu-ray Disc and a digital copy of the short film. The IMAX Enhanced 4K UHD Blu-ray is now available for pre-order over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.
- Director’s Audio Commentary
- Adventures In Space – Interviews with Tom Cruise, Director Toni Myers and the Astronauts aboard
- Expedition 7- An Audio Visual Tour of the ISS
- STS-108 – An Audio Visual Tour aboard Endeavor to the ISS
EDITOR NOTE: This IMAX film has previously been released on the Blu-ray format first in 2008 and then also on the Blu-ray 3D format in 2013. No 3D version will be included on this release. Also, the bonus movie originally included (“Mission to Mir”) will not be on this release.
Further below, after the break, you can find more information about this upcoming 4K release and the original trailer.
Taken from the SELL SHEET:
Blast Off With This Breathtaking Voyage To the International Space Station
SPACE STATION is the first cinematic journey to the International Space Station (ISS), where audiences can experience for themselves life in zero gravity aboard the new station.
Tom Cruise narrates this fascinating look at the high-flying laboratory where today’s space heroes develop technologies to make possible future voyages to Mars and provide solutions to earthbound problems!
Critic Quotes/Reviews: “Space Station captures the point of view of the space travelers, conveying a sense of awesome mystery and unlimited possibility.!” – Chicago Tribune
Target Audience: Fans of A Beautiful Planet, Blue Planet, Apollo 11
Notable Cast/Crew: Narrated by Tom Cruise
Key selling points:
• Incredible 4K Transfer – first time available in Ultra High Definition!
• Includes 1 hour of Bonus Footage
• The highest grossing IMAX movie of all time (almost $130,000,000 worldwide)
• IMAX Enhanced with HDR-10, DTS:X audio, and additional language audio and subtitles