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NASA exhibit opens Sunday at Morrill Hall

NASA exhibit opens Sunday at Morrill Hall


Visitors to the “Sun, Earth, Universe” exhibit at the University of Nebraska State Museum at Morrill Hall can build a model spacecraft.

Ever wanted to travel to space? The next best thing is coming to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus. 

The University of Nebraska State Museum at Morrill Hall will host the NASA exhibit "Sun, Earth, Universe."

The exhibit, set to open Sunday and run through June 2020, is designed to appeal to a wide range of visitors. 

The exhibit will connect visitors with current NASA research through several interactive exhibits.

Visitors can build a model spacecraft, search for Earth's sun in a tumbler of 10,000 beads that represent all stars visible from our planet, and more. 

There are also several public programs scheduled. The first program is "Sunday with a Scientist" and is scheduled for July 21 from 12:30-4:30 p.m. 

For more information on the "Sun, Earth, Universe" exhibit, visit the museum's website at

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