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Have you been wondering how the High Plains Museum’s current exhibit Earth From Space relates to you?  Earth From Space is a poster exhibit that features images captured by Landsats.  Landsats or land satellites orbit the Earth and take pictures from all over the planet.  These pictures include environmental changes, urbanization and weather systems.  One of the posters, Global Weather Read more…


June is filled with fun events at the High Plains Museum!  From seeing Earth from a new perspective to building a moon colony June will have events for the whole family! Currently showing at the High Plains Museum is the exhibit Earth From Space.  This is a poster exhibit from the Smithsonian that features Landsat images of Read more…


 The High Plains Museum is pleased to announce a special presentation by Terry Leonhart, Quality Assurance Dimensional Inspection Technician at Sierra Nevada Corporation, Space Systems Group, in Louisville, Colorado, on Saturday April 13th at 10:30 AM. Mr. Leonhart, a Goodland native, will discuss how he got into the “space business” and the future of space flight with the Read more…


Families come take a trip across the globe with the Space Walk Program! The Space Walk Program will be held this Saturday, April 6th, from 1-5PM.  This month we are featuring family friendly activities with a geography theme.  Activities and games will teach participants how to use directions and general geography know how.  Come learn about North, South, Read more…


This Thursday, April 4th at 4:00 PM Dave Floyd from the National Weather Service will be coming to talk at the High Plains Museum about how the Weather Bureau uses land satellites in their daily operations.  Explore the product of these satellites in our current exhibit Earth From Space, a series of posters that show our world from Read more…


The High Plains Museum is pleased to offer an exciting array of programming in April to showcase the current exhibit Earth From Space on display through July 29th. The High Plains Museum will be offering a variety of activities to spotlight space and land satellite images, as well as celebrating Earth Day and Arbor Day. On Thursday Read more…


The first Saturday of March through July the High Plains Museum will host the Space Walk Program. This program is a come and go from 1:00 to 5:00 PM and will feature a different theme each month that relates to our current exhibit Earth From Space. March will be all about weather.  Take a look at the Read more…


It’s snowing!  With all the snow comes fun snow related activities that you can do.  Grab your sled and some friends and go sledding at Pioneer Park.   According to the Farmers Almanac sledding is actually a great way to burn calories!  It can burn up to 450 calories per hour, it also gets you outside which will give you Read more…


Come see the Earth through a new perspective!  Showing now at the High Plains Museum is Earth From Space a poster exhibit from the Smithsonian and the United States Geological Survey.  We also have our own planetarium immersive experience where the visitor can view the constellations, and see if you can discover which constellations are on the Read more…


Today is Nicolaus Copernicus’ 540th birthday!  Copernicus is known as the founder of modern astronomy because of his study of the sky.