Earth from Space

August through December, 2014

This exhibit shows rare satellite views of events such as dust storms, forest fires, volcanic eruptions, and hurricanes. It includes several views of New Mexico’s amazing landscape as seen from space.  The large-scale images are divided into five topics: What is Remote Sensing, Living Planet, Water & Air, Structure of the Land, and The Human Presence.

Earth from Space was developed in by Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s Center for Earth and Planetary Studies and is presented courtesy of Andrew Johnston at the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES).  It won a U.S. Geological Survey communications award for science content.  

Free (with Museum Admission).