Sound of Satellites
Starting this weekend, the public is invited to an educational experience where they can hear that space chatter for themselves. The Orbit Pavilion is a sound installation opening Saturday, Oct. 29, at The Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California. The installation lets listeners “hear” 19 of NASA’s Earth science satellites pass over them, providing a fun and engaging way to learn about space. It originally debuted in 2015 as part of New York’s World Science Festival. Read on>>
You might not realize it, but there’s a silent symphony overhead at any given time: NASA’s satellites talking to Earth. They track our planet’s weather, the height of its oceans, and even the changing mass of its ice. Those science measurements are then beamed down to ground stations, where they’re processed for scientists studying our changing world. Read on>>
Visitors inside the Orbit Pavilion, a sound installation designed to teach the public about NASA’s earth science satellites.
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, USA