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Earth from Space: Netherlands Ice

The Dutch are now starting to see their famous spring flowers poke through the winter soil, but a few weeks ago it was a different story as a cold snap took grip.

Earth from Space: Tokyo

The Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over the Japanese capital of Tokyo.

The Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite carries a suite of state-of-the art sensors that deliver a wealth of information to monitor our changing world, but this image was captured with its ocean and land camera. With a swath-width of 1270 km, this instrument delivers images that can span several countries, as we see here.

Earth from Space: Southeast Namibia

Although this image might look more like the surface of Mars, it was actually captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission and shows southeast Namibia and the western edge of the Kalahari Desert.

Earth from Space: The Bering Strait

The Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission takes us over the Bering Strait, which connects the Pacific and Arctic Oceans between Russia and the US state of Alaska.

Earth from Space: Beijing, China

Today, 16 February, upwards of 20% of the world's population will be celebrating Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival.

Earth from Space: Atlantic Ship Tracks

The Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite takes us over the Atlantic Ocean close to Spain and Portugal where the sky not only features clouds but also criss-cross tracks from maritime vessels.

This Copernicus Sentinel-2 image features Tunisia's capital Tunis, in North Africa, and highlights some of the country's important wetlands.

Earth from Space: Yukon Delta, Alaska

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over part of the Yukon Delta in the US state of Alaska.

Earth from Space: Marajó, Brazil

The Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over part of northern Brazil's Marajó island in Pará state.

Earth from Space: Sahara Snow

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission has captured rare snowfall in northwest Algeria, on the edge of the Sahara desert.

Earth from Space: Reindeer Island, Canada

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over part of Lake Winnipeg in the Canadian province of Manitoba, with Reindeer Island visible in the lower-right part of the image.

The Sentinel-1 radar satellite mission takes us over Orange County and surrounding areas in the US state of California.

Earth from Space: Toulouse, France

The Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over Toulouse in southern France and the surrounding agricultural landscape.

Earth from Space: The Amazon River

The Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over northern Brazil on 22 August 2017, where the Amazon River meets the Atlantic Ocean.

The Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission gives us 'radar vision' over part of Antarctica's third-largest island, Thurston Island.

Earth from Space: Salar de Atacama, Chile

From the Salar de Atacama salt flat in the east to the Cordillera Domeyko mountains in the west, Sentinel-2 takes us over part of the Atacama Desert in northern Chile.

Earth from Space: Viti Levu, Fiji

The Copernicus Sentinel-2B satellite takes us to the Republic of Fiji in the South Pacific Ocean on 28 September 2017. Part of Fiji's largest island, Viti Levu, is pictured here, with coral reefs speckling the water.

Earth from Space: Western Australia

From the fourth most populous city to the rugged Outback, the Sentinel-3A satellite gives us a wide-ranging view over Australia's southwestern corner.

Earth from Space: Washington, DC

Sentinel-2 takes us over the US capital city of Washington DC, nestled between the states of Maryland and Virginia.

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