Results tagged “Earth”

Tim Peake: I always try & catch this stunning view of Cuba, Florida and the Bahamas when we pass the Yucatan Basin. Larger image

Tim Peake: I was looking for Antarctica - hard to spot from our orbit. Settled for a moonset instead.

Global Orbital View from Metop-B

A new view of the world as seen from EUMETSAT's Metop-B weather satellite in polar orbit 817 km above the Earth.

On Feb. 21, 2016 at 14:00 UTC, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured a true color image of Saharan dust over the Iberian Peninsula.

New measurements from a NASA satellite have allowed researchers to identify and quantify, for the first time, how climate-driven increases of liquid water storage on land have affected the rate of sea level rise.

At the southern tip of San Francisco Bay, colorful shoreline sloughs border Google headquarters (left), NASA Ames Research Center (right), and Moffett Federal Airfield.

Video: Seven Billion Dreams

Take in the view from the International Space Station.

Climate change is rapidly warming lakes around the world, threatening freshwater supplies and ecosystems, according to a new NASA and National Science Foundation-funded study of more than half of the world's freshwater supply.

Blue Mountains Seen From Orbit

Scott Kelly @StationCDRKelly Love how sunset turns the mountains blue. #YearInSpace

It was rain that wouldn't quit. A weather system fueled by warm moisture streaming in from the Atlantic Ocean on Oct. 3 and 4 relentlessly dumped between one and two feet of rain across most of South Carolina.

Africa is front and center in this image of Earth taken by a NASA camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite.

By creatively using a radio telescope to see in 3D, astronomers have detected the existence of tubular plasma structures in the inner layers of the magnetosphere surrounding the Earth.

Tatooine From Orbit

@AstroSamantha: Good night from #space 22 May 2015

Physical oceanographers will sometimes point out that the ocean has weather and seasons, much like the atmosphere.

Water delivery via asteroids or comets is likely taking place in many other planetary systems, just as it happened on Earth, new research strongly suggests.

Fragments of asteroids regularly land on Earth as meteorites. If you examine such a find, you can see that it comprises millimetre-sized round stones, known as chondrules. These small particles are believed to be the original building blocks of the solar system.

This Earth Day, April 22, NASA is asking people around the world to share pictures and videos on social media that show there is no place like home planet Earth.

NASA - StationLIFE: Earth

Every month on StationLIFE, we'll focus on a scientific area where the International Space Station is conducting groundbreaking research. This month, astronaut Tracy Dyson hosts a focus on station operates as a unique platform for various Earth sensing technologies.

Engineers and technicians at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston are testing the spacesuit astronauts will wear in the agency's Orion spacecraft on trips to deep space.

Are leaves and buds developing earlier in the spring? And do leaves stay on the trees longer in autumn? Do steppe ecosystems remaining green longer and are the savannas becoming drier and drier?

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