GenreDocumentary Duration CountryCanada
Release dateApril 19, 2002 (2002-04-19) Music directorMicky Erbe, Maribeth Solomon CastTom Cruise (Narrator), James Arnold (Himself), Michael J. Bloomfield (Himself (Pilot, STS-97)), Robert D. Cabana (Himself (Commander, STS-88)), Leroy Chiao (Himself), Kenneth D. Cockrell (Himself) Similar moviesIMAX - Roving Mars, Space Junk 3D, Destiny in Space, Paperman, IMAX 3D Deep Sea, Rescue
TaglineA Select Few Have Been Aboard... Now It's Your Turn!
Space Station 3D (simply known as Space Station in 2D format) is a 2002 Canadian-American 3D short documentary film about the International Space Station written, produced, edited, and directed by Toni Myers. Narrated by Tom Cruise, it is the first IMAX 3D production filmed in space.
Space Station 3D was the first 3D live-action film to be shot in space. Using advanced 3D technology, the film tells the story of the greatest engineering feat since a man landed on the Moon; the on-orbit assembly of the International Space Station as it travels 220 miles above the Earth at 17,500 mph. The film included sequences that portray the force of a rocket launch, look into the depths of space, experience life in zero gravity and accompany astronauts on a space walk."
The film is the highest-grossing film never to have placed in the top 10 domestic box office, grossing $93,269,403 domestically and $34,463,670 overseas for a total worldwide gross of $127,733,073.
Space Station 3D has received positive reviews. On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film has a rating of 87%, based on 23 reviews, with an average rating of 6.9/10. Metacritic gives the film a score of 69 out of 100, based on 13 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".