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Earth from Space: Cotmeana, Romania

Korea's Kompsat-2 satellite captured this image of southern central Romania in January. The area pictured is part of a geographic transitional region between the Southern Carpathians to the north and the lowland plains to the south.

The Mars rover Curiosity's team is beginning to amass enough diverse science data to actively consider whether the area around its first drilling site was potentially habitable.

Ocean Link - Earth From Space by ESA

Earth from Space is presented by Kelsea Brennan-Wessels from the ESA Web-TV virtual studios. In this episode Kelsea discusses Central Panama and its 80 km-long ship canal.

Bye-Bye, Flyby on This Week @NASA

It may have been small, appearing so even in the best optical telescopes on Earth, but the flyby of asteroid 2012 DA14 was anything but a minor event to astronomers. Never feared as a threat to anyone or anything on or around our planet, DA14, about the size of half a football field, did come within 17-thousand miles of Earth, about 5-thousand miles close than many of our satellites in geosynchronous orbit.

Meteor Explodes Over Russia (Updated)

Estimated to have been a 9 tonnes in size a meteorite streaked across the sky over the Ural mountains in Russia and exploded at 30 to 50 kilometres above ground. The supersonic reentry and debris injured an estimated 1100 people according to reports in Russia. Part of the meteor crashed into a frozen lake. An estimated 3000 buildings were damaged in the city of Chelyabinsk including the roof collapsing at a zinc factory.

A video of the Landsat Data Continuity Mission spacecraft separation as it prepares to go into orbit.

At 1:02 p.m. EST an Atlas V launched NASA's latest Landsat satellite, the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM). This was the first launch of Landsat satellite since 1999.

The daily video update on the International Space Station from NASA.

A Russian Progress 50 resupply ship launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 9:41 a.m. EST today on a four-orbit journey to rendezvous with the IInternational Space Station.

Followers of Twitter and other social media hear from engineers and scientists about the launch and mission of the Landsat Data Continuity Mission at Vandenberg AFB in California.

This Week at NASA

The Atlas V rocket carrying NASA's Landsat Data Continuity Mission satellite is set to launch on Monday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

At a press briefing NASA and U.S. Geological Survey scientists discuss the data they'll look to get from the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM), the satellite due to launch from Vandenberg AFB in California on Monday, Feb. 11.

Earth From Space: Canyon Country

This Landsat image from shows Lake Powell, a reservoir on the Colorado River in the southwestern United States.

Mercury Rising: Pink Planet at Sunset

The planet Mercury is about to make its best apparition of the year for backyard sky watchers. Look west at sunset for a piercing pink planet surrounded by twilight blue.

The small near-Earth asteroid 2012 DA14 will pass very close to Earth on Feb. 15, 2013. It will be so close that it will pass inside the ring of geosynchronous weather and communications satellites.

In an effort to better understand Near-Earth Objects, NASA is sending the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft to asteroid 1999 RQ36, a remnant of the early solar system.

Science Uncut: Arctic on the Edge?

NASA's Tom Wagner hosts an informal discussion with ice scientists about the major changes seen in the Arctic during 2012 -- shrinking sea ice, melting of the Greenland ice sheet, and more.

The Astronauts Memorial Foundation hosts Day or Remembrance program at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida on Feb 1, 2013.

Iran Sends a Monkey into Space

According to Iran state media, Iran launched a suborbital rocket last week with a monkey onboard and recovered the capsule a short time later with the monkey still alive. The space capsule was code-named Pishgam (Pioneer).

Earth From Space: The Bay Area

This image, acquired by Landsat-7 on 2 January, shows the San Francisco Bay Area in the US state of California.

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