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The Smithsonian Earth From Space Online Exhibition

Earth from Space is organized by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service in collaboration with the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.  Topics include:  Living Planet, Water & Air, Structure of the Land, The Human Presence, and Satellite Technology. "The earth, our home in space, is a varied and dynamic place. Since the advent of the aerospace age, we have gained new insights into how our planet works. Today dozens of orbiting satellites reveal structures and patterns on the earth’s surface that have never been seen before. These satellites carry sensors that allow us to observe oceans, mountains, land surfaces, human activity, and changes in global climate. The images they provide have many important applications, from mapping city streets to understanding long-term... Show More
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