Board the mighty shuttle Columbia for its maiden voyage.
Experience one of humankind's crowning achievements: the inaugural voyage of the world's first space shuttle. Hail Columbia! goes behind the scenes with astronauts John Young and Robert Crippen as they prepare for their historic launch. Feel the thunderous liftoff and our heroes' awe as Columbia achieves orbit for the first time. Join the celebration as the shuttle triumphantly touches down, mission accomplished.
Hail Columbia! was filmed in the IMAX format and exhibited in IMAX theaters worldwide. This video version is digitally mastered from original 70mm film elements with the sound components specially mixed and mastered to produce the highest quality Dolby Surround soundtrack.