Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, often referred to as Flushing Meadows Park, or simply Flushing Meadows, is a public park in New York City. Located in northern Queens, it contains the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (the current venue for the US Open tennis tournament), Citi Field (the home of the New York Mets baseball team), the New York Hall of Science, the Queens Museum of Art, the Queens Theatre in the Park, the Queens Zoo and the New York State Pavilion. Flushing Meadows–Corona Park was created as the site of the 1939/1940 New York World's Fair and also hosted the 1964/1965 New York World's Fair.
The Unisphere is a spherical stainless steel representation of the Earth, located in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park. The sphere, which measures 140 feet (43 m) high and 120 feet (37 m) in diameter, was commissioned as part of the 1964 New York World's Fair.
After a police chase with an otherworldly being, a New York City cop is recruited as an agent in a top-secret organization established to monitor and police alien activity on Earth: the Men in Black. Agent Kay and new recruit Agent Jay find themselves in the middle of a deadly plot by an intergalactic terrorist who has arrived on Earth to assassinate two ambassadors from opposing galaxies.