Astronaut sits wearing a white spacesuit with a red, dusty landscape visible behind them
Close up image of four people shown from a back/side profile as they look up to watch a projection of the Milky Way in a planetarium dome

The 55-foot digital dome BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Planetarium takes guests on journeys to the deepest reaches of space and beyond.

Museum Hours

Open today from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

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MARS: One Thousand One

MARS: One Thousand One takes viewers away from planet Earth, into space, and across our solar system to our neighboring planet. This thrilling planetarium experience follows the fictional story of the Mars IRIS 1 mission, a daring 1001-day voyage to fly an international crew to the planet and return them safely to Earth. The crew faces a few dangers along the way, including a solar coronal mass ejection that threatens their safety. And, once on Mars, viewers will see the team work on the planet’s surface, exploring the landscape, looking for water, and retrieving rocks in a search for the history of water.

MARS: One Thousand One is a visually beautiful show that brings the reality of Mars exploration to audiences. It’s set just far enough in the future to seem real and tells a story we all hope to see and hear in our lifetimes: a trip to the Red Planet.

Showtimes are listed for the current month.


Show Run Time
45 mins
Dates through
Additional Ticket Required
Assistive Listening Device
Captioning Available
Wheelchair Accessible
Show Times
3:30 pm
3:30 pm
3:30 pm
3:30 pm