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NASA presents BEYOND: Visions of Our Solar System
NASA presents BEYOND: Visions of Our Solar System
29 Sep 2010
(Source: NASA)

Image of poster of Earth Rising over the Moon
The largest BEYOND: Visions of Our Solar System can currently be seen at the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum. It is open until May 2, 2011. Click the image to download a free booklet.

Background: As a way of highlighting recent discoveries in space science and showcasing the beauty and majesty of our Solar System, a new photographic exhibition

What: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA), will unveil a photography exhibition at The Gateway Gallery at Dulles International Airport. Between 10,000 and 13,000 people daily will view solar system images in the Gallery located between the new tram station and Terminals C and D. 46 backlit photographic images will be displayed in light boxes permanently installed in a split-level, pedestrian passageway at Dulles International Airport.

The exhibition is entitled, "NASA presents BEYOND: Visions of Our Solar System".

Showcased images are a subset of those currently on display at the National Air and Space Museum, Washington DC location that were rendered by photographic artist Michael Benson, and include recent images from the Hubble Space Telescope and Cassini Spacecraft.

When: Exhibition will be displayed from September 30, 2010, through March 31, 2011.

More Details: Beyond: Visions of Our Solar System Booklet (PDF, 1.01 MB)


NASA Points of Contact:

Kristen Erickson/PSD

Dwayne Brown/PAO

MWAA Points of Contact:

Margaret Bishop
Community Relations Manager

Tara Hamilton
Public Affairs Manager
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

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