Earth from Space is a 20-poster exhibition that features images and text from the popular museum exhibition of the same name. See our planet from the perspective of outer space. Learn how satellite imagery assists companies, military operations, and scientists from geologists to meteorologists, with images from the US Geological Survey and the Smithsonian Institution.The exhibit presents large color reproductions of images captured by high-tech satellites constantly circling the globe, recording conditions and events that are nearly impossible to document on the planet’s surface.
Rare views of events such as dust storms, forest fires, volcanic eruptions, and hurricanes are accompanied by text that explains how satellite imagery is gathered and used to explore the Earth. Documenting environmental cycles, natural disasters, and man-made ecological effects, satellite images provide clues about the dynamic nature of our planet and offer rich opportunities to engage students in a wide range of science curricula including geography, environmental studies, ecology, oceanography, and meteorology.
Earth from Space
- 3041 E Main Street
- Farmington, NM 87402
- Farmington Museum
- Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday