A View From Space - Available Beginning Spring 2016

Since the launch of the world's first artificial satellite Sputnik in 1957, satellites have dramatically changed the way we study our planet. A View from Space, a new, bilingual (Spanish and English) traveling exhibit from the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, gives museum visitors a chance to see the world from a satellite's perspective. In this highly interactive, hands-on science exhibit, visitors will be able to track a hurricane from space, send a satellite spinning into orbit around a model Earth, study astonishing images of our planet captured by NASA's Earth Observing System, and more!


Contact OMSI’s Traveling Exhibits Team for reservations Call: 503.797.4659 Email: travelingexhibits@omsi.edu

Exhibit Information Overview

A View from Space is designed to introduce visitors to the latest and greatest of the Earth observing satellites and give them an appreciation for the value of studying Earth from space. Visitors will be challenged to become scientists, study satellite images, and try to answer important questions about the workings of our dynamic planet.

Features 700 Square Feet

  • Requires a minimum of 700 sq. ft.
  • 14 bilingual exhibits: hands-on interactives, graphic panels, and text
  • Instruction Manual and technical support
  • Teachers Guide
  • Marketing Kit

Cost & Terms of Rental $7,500 / 3-Month Rental Fee

  • Rental fee is $7,500 for a 3 month booking; double bookings are available at a discount
  • Shipped in one 48-53 ft. truck (partial load)
  • Deposit required upon booking
  • 1-2 days estimated for installation and takedown

Funded by NASA
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