Nebraska Has Caught The Attention Of NASA For Upcoming Solar Eclipse

GRAND ISLAND- Nebraska’s wide open spaces and acknowledgments by experts to be one of the best locations in America to view this summer’s total solar eclipse, has caught the attention of scientists working with NASA.

According to Lora Young, representing the Nebraska Eclipse Coalition, an organization formed to promote Nebraska as a top travel destination for the August 21 solar eclipse, NASA scientists have targeted two Nebraska locations, Grand Island and Alliance, for their High Altitude Ballooning Program. The public is invited to attend a viewing event in Alliance at Alliance High School.

Another balloon launch will take place at the Stuhr Museum in Grand Island.