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Earth from Space: Qingdao, China

This impressive false-colour image features the city of Qingdao and its surroundings, in China's eastern Shandong province.

Earth from Space: Cairo, Egypt

This image from Sentinel-2A on 13 August features Cairo, in Egypt. The capital of Egypt, Cairo is one of the largest cities in Africa. It has existed for over 1000 years on the same spot on the Nile River banks. Located in the northeastern part of the country, Cairo is the passage to the Nile delta.

This false-colour image featuring the Manicouagan Crater was captured by the Sentinel-1A satellite on 21 March. Carved out by an asteroid strike some 214 million years ago, this crater in Quebec, Canada is known to be one of the oldest and largest impact craters on the planet. Experts believe that glaciers have since played a large part in its erosion.

Earth from Space: Mexico City

This natural-colour Sentinel-2A image features Mexico City and surroundings. Home to nearly nine million people, Mexico City is the densely populated, high-altitude capital of Mexico.

This beautiful true-colour image features the Red Sea coral reefs off the coast of Saudi Arabia.

Earth from Space: Azore Islands, Portugal

This Sentinel-1A radar image was processed to depict water in blue and land in earthen colours. It features some of the Azore islands about 1600 km west of Lisbon, including the turtle-shaped Faial, the dagger-like Sao Jorge and Pico Island, with Mount Pico reaching over 2351 m in height.

Earth From Space: Berlin, Germany

This Sentinel-2A false colour image features the city of Berlin. As well as being Germany's capital and its largest city, Berlin is also considered the cultural centre of the country.

Earth From Space: Athens, Greece

This high-resolution optical image from Sentinel-2A on 5 August 2015 shows Athens and surroundings. The various colours clearly point out different aspects of the image.

Earth from Space: Mississippi Swampland

This Sentinel-2A 'colour vision' image captures part of the Mississippi swamps on the east and west banks of the Mississippi River, south of New Orleans and north of the Mississippi Delta.

Earth from Space: Avezzano, Italy

This Sentinel-2A false colour image shows agricultural structures in the Abruzzo region of central Italy.

This spectacular image captured by Sentinel-2A on 13 July features Lake Amadeus, in Australia's Northern Territory.

Earth From Space: Northern Italy

Lakes on the southern side of the Italian Alps are pictured in this early acquisition by the Sentinel-2A satellite.

This image from Sentinel-1A's radar captures part of Germany's state of Bavaria, with the city of Munich on the right and Augsburg at the centre.

Earth From Space: New York City

This satellite image covers part of New York City, including the island of Manhattan at the centre, the Brooklyn and Queens boroughs on the right and the Bronx along the top-right.

Earth From Space: Central Algeria

The sandy and rocky terrain of the Sahara desert in central Algeria was captured in this image by the Sentinel-2A satellite.

This image over part of the Italian island of Sardinia comes from the very first acquisition by the Sentinel-2A satellite.

Earth From Space: Central California

This image captured by Sentinel-1A's radar on 1 April 2015 shows a central region of California in the US. The San Andreas Fault - the border between two tectonic plates - is visible as a somewhat straight line running from the upper-left corner of the image to the bottom centre.

The Landsat-8 satellite captured this image of the San Francisco Bay Area in the US state of California on 5 March 2015.

This image from Sentinel-1A's radar brings us over Indonesia's Central Kalimantan province on the island of Borneo.

Earth From Space: Tianjin, China

The Chinese city of Tianjin is captured in this Sentinel-1A radar image created by combining three scans over several months.

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