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For Asteroid Day, the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over the Shoemaker Impact Structure (formerly known as Teague Ring) in Western Australia.

This satellite image over the Kimberley region of Australia captures the Saint George Basin along the country's northwestern coast.

Australian Earth Art As Seen From Orbit

Thomas Pesquet: I have never been to Australia but the country is a constant supplier of three-star #EarthArt, it is hard to judge from space if a landscape will be as amazing up close, but I definitely want to go and check regardless! Well... I said that after my first mission already... but this time no weak excuse like being assigned to another mission... maybe...

Earth from Space - Perth, Australia

Perth, Western Australia's capital and largest city, is featured in this true-colour image captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission.

For Valentine's Day, the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over Valentine Island in northern Western Australia.

This image, captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission, takes us over part of Channel Country - a pastural region located mostly in southwest Queensland, Australia.

NASA's Aqua satellite and its MODIS (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) captured this image of southeastern Australia and the burn scars left behind from the violent and vicious bushfires that raged throughout the area and left destruction in their wake.

Smoke from bushfires blanket the southeast coastline of Australia as the International Space Station orbited 269 miles above the above the Tasman Sea.

NASA's Terra satellite provided before and after imagery that showed the extent of the fires that have been ravaging Australia's Kangaroo Island.

Wildfires are pictured surrounding Sydney, Australia, as the International Space Station orbited 269 miles above the Tasman Sea.

Earth from Space: Clarence Strait, Australia

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over Clarence Strait, a narrow body of water in Australia's Northern Territory.

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over Australia's northeast state of Queensland, where a large amount of sediment is visible gushing into the Coral Sea, close to the Great Barrier Reef lagoon.

The Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over Lake Disappointment in northwest Australia. Found in one of the most remote areas of the country, it is believed to have been discovered by an early explorer called Frank Hann in 1897.

On July 1st the Australia Space Agency officially started operations.

MAVEN's Top 10 Discoveries at Mars

On June 17, NASA's MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission) will celebrate 1,000 Earth days in orbit around the Red Planet.

Brown hills speckle the eastern part of Australia's Lake MacKay in this satellite image.

Mars Has Metal in Its Atmosphere

Mars has electrically charged metal atoms (ions) high in its atmosphere, according to new results from NASA's MAVEN spacecraft.

Earth from Space: Wolfe Creek, Australia

The Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over the northern part of Western Australia to the Wolfe Creek Crater National Park.

Earth from Space: Gibson Desert, Australia

The Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over the Gibson Desert in Western Australia in this false-colour image.

MAVEN Observes Water Escape from Mars

After investigating the upper atmosphere of the Red Planet for a full Martian year, NASA's MAVEN mission has determined that the escaping water does not always go gently into space.

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