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Engineers took NASA's Mars 2020 for a spin on Aug. 29, 2019. The 2,300-pound (1,040-kilogram) Martian vehicle was rotated clockwise and counterclockwise at about 1 revolution per minute on what is called a spin table in the clean room of the Spacecraft Assembly Facility at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.

The UN's Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG 7) aims to ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all by 2030.

Earth from Space: Lake Chad, Africa

The 22 March is World Water Day, which focuses on the importance of freshwater. The Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations aim to achieve a better and more sustainable future.

Heavy seasonal rainfall has recently caused flooding in Kenya and NASA analyzed and estimated the total rainfall using data from a suite of satellites and gauges.

By Allen Herbert: In the movie, "Black Panther", Wakanda is a fictional African country of the future that is the most technologically advanced in the world.

African Dust Storm Viewed From Orbit

Сергей Рязанский‏ @SergeyISS - Пылевая буря в Африканской пустыне A dust storm over African desert

A large dust cloud hangs over the Atlantic along the northwestern coast of Africa in this color-enhanced image captured by the NOAA/NASA Suomi NPP satellite's Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) instrument on December 27, 2016.

One of the biggest challenges in providing relief to people living in poverty is locating them. The availability of accurate and reliable information on the location of impoverished zones is surprisingly lacking for much of the world, particularly on the African continent.

Widespread agricultural burning continues throughout central Africa. Smoke and fires in several countries were seen by the Suomi NPP satellite.

After an extensive review process and passing a major development milestone, NASA is ready to proceed with final design and construction of its next Mars rover, currently targeted to launch in the summer of 2020 and arrive on the Red Planet in February 2021.

NASA's Suomi NPP satellite detected thousands of fires burning in central Africa on July 11, 2016.

The remotely controlled Sally Ride EarthKAM aboard the International Space Station snapped this striking photograph during a flyover of South Africa on Feb. 9, 2016.

African Deserts As Seen From Orbit

Tim Peake: From space it's easy to see how nature has sculpted the landscape #AfricaArt

African Water-Carved Valley Seen From Space

"A valley in Africa. Magnificent. The #StoryOfWater." - Kjell Lindgren

An African Desert Viewed From Space

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly captured this beige desert image as the International Space Station passed over Africa.

As the agricultural season continues in Western Africa, fires dot the landscape from Guinea to Benin.

The dormant volcano known as Mount Kilimanjaro is Africa's highest mountain, at 5895 m. It is also the tallest free-standing mountain in the world, rising about 4900 m above its surrounding plain.

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MODIS) instrument on NASA's Aqua satellite captured this image of numerous fires burning in the transition zone between the Sahara Desert to the north and the greener savannas to the south.

Space Aids Ebola Patients

New antiviral drugs to treat Ebola patients in West Africa have been tested with the help of a transportable diagnostics laboratory developed with ESA's support.

Southern Africa As Seen By Suomi NPP

This composite image of southern Africa and the surrounding oceans was captured by six orbits of the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership spacecraft on April 9, 2015

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