Results tagged “Sahara”

A portion of the Sahara Desert in Algeria, with sand dunes, rocky platforms and sandstone plateaus, is pictured from the International Space Station as it orbited 259 miles above the African nation.

Arrakis - Dune - Sahara (Earth)

Thomas Pesquet: Dunes in the Sahara. Even though Frank Herbert wrote Dune before the first colour images of Earth were available, I imagine these images are much like how he imagined Arrakis.

Thomas Pesquet: White cloud graffiti on an orange desert background, like bright street art on a grey wall.

In December 2016, snow fell in the Sahara for the first time since 1979.

Time Peake: You can really see how thin the Earth's atmosphere is in this picture.

The Sahara desert's sandy and rocky terrain in central Algeria, captured by the Sentinel-2A satellite in its first-ever scan of Earth on 27 June 2015.

The Western Sahara Desert is featured in this image photographed by an Expedition 38 crew member on the International Space Station.

Saharan Sand Storm Seen From Orbit

Alexander Gerst ‏@Astro_Alex 50m A sand storm raging over the #Sahara desert. #BlueDot

A new study suggests that Saharan dust played a major role in the formation of the Bahamas islands.

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