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Earth from Space: Kiruna, Sweden Video in Story

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Earth from Space: Kiruna, Sweden.

Kiruna, the northernmost town in Sweden, is featured in this snowy image captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission.


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Greening of the Earth Mitigates Surface Warming

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Mars Imaged by Hubble

A new study reports that increased vegetation growth during the recent decades, known as the "Greening Earth", has a strong cooling effect on the land due to increased efficiency of heat and water vapor transfer to the atmosphere.

Earth from Space: Vandenberg Air Force Base, California

Earth from Space: Vandenberg Air Force Base, California Video in Story

The Vandenberg Air Force Base, in California, US, where the Copernicus Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite will soon launch from, is featured in this image captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission.


NASA Model Reveals How Much COVID-related Pollution Levels Deviated from the Norm

NASA Model Reveals How Much COVID-related Pollution Levels Deviated from the Norm

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, space- and ground-based observations have shown that Earth's atmosphere has seen significant reductions in some air pollutants.


Earth from Space: Darmstadt, Germany

Earth from Space: Darmstadt, Germany Video in Story

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over Darmstadt - home to ESA's European Space Operations Centre.


Earth from Space:  The Island of Crete

Earth from Space: The Island of Crete Video in Story

Greece's largest and most populous island, Crete, is featured in this image captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission.


Cataloging Craters On Earth

Cataloging Craters On Earth

Prof. Dr. Thomas Kenkmann, geologist from the University of Freiburg's Institute of Earth and Environmental Sciences, together with mineralogist Prof. Dr. Wolf Uwe Reimold from the University of Brasilia, Brazil, and Dr. Manfred Gottwald from the German Aerospace Center (DLR) published an atlas providing a comprehensive overview of all known impact craters on every continent.


Earth Observing Freilich Spacecraft Prepared For Launch

Earth Observing Freilich Spacecraft Prepared For Launch

Airbus Defence and Space technicians position the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich spacecraft for fueling inside SpaceX's Payload Processing Facility at Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) in California on Oct. 22, 2020.


Earth from Space: Republic of Maldives

Earth from Space: Republic of Maldives Video in Story

All 1200 islands that make up the Republic of Maldives are featured in this spectacular image captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-3 mission.


Earth from Space: Ganges Delta

Earth from Space: Ganges Delta Video in Story

The Copernicus Sentinel-3 mission takes us over the Ganges Delta - the world's largest river delta.


The Southern Coast Of Bangladesh As Viewed From Orbit

The Southern Coast Of Bangladesh As Viewed From Orbit

The International Space Station was orbiting above the southern coast of Bangladesh, near the vast mangrove forest and wildlife habitat of India's Sundarban National Park, when this photograph was taken.


NASA Supercomputing Study Breaks Ground For Tree Mapping And Carbon Research

NASA Supercomputing Study Breaks Ground For Tree Mapping And Carbon Research

Scientists from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, and international collaborators demonstrated a new method for mapping the location and size of trees growing outside of forests


Earth from Space: Zeeland, Netherlands

Earth from Space: Zeeland, Netherlands Video in Story

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over Zeeland - the westernmost province in the Netherlands.


A Virtual Training Series Begins on Remote Sensing for Tribal Lands

A Virtual Training Series Begins on Remote Sensing for Tribal Lands

NASA's Indigenous Peoples Pilot is holding an 8-part virtual training series as an introduction on how to use NASA data on tribal lands. The live webinars include lectures and hands-on demonstrations.


Earth from Space: Laguna San Rafael National Park, Chile

Earth from Space: Laguna San Rafael National Park, Chile Video in Story

Part of the Laguna San Rafael National Park, located on the Pacific coast of southern Chile, is pictured in this image captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission.


Earth from Space: New York City

Earth from Space: New York City Video in Story

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over New York City - the most populous city in the United States.


Earth from Space: Tarawa, Kiribati

Earth from Space: Tarawa, Kiribati Video in Story

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over the Tarawa Atoll in the Republic of Kiribati - a remote Pacific nation threatened by rising seas.


Nighttime Orbital View Of Post-Tropical Storm Teddy

Nighttime Orbital View Of Post-Tropical Storm Teddy

NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided an infrared image of Post-tropical cyclone Teddy over the province of Newfoundland, Canada in the early morning hours of Sept. 24.


Earth from Space: Vatnajökull, Iceland

Earth from Space: Vatnajökull, Iceland Video in Story

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over the Vatnajökull ice cap, in southeast Iceland, in this summery image captured on 6 July 2019.



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