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Earth from Space: Bay of Naples, Italy Video in Story

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The Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission takes us over the busy maritime traffic in the Bay of Naples, in southern Italy.


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Aqua Satellite Shows Siberian Fires Filling Skies With Smoke

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Siberian Fires

NASA's Aqua satellite captured this image of Siberian fires criss-crossing the landscape and huge clouds of smoke obscuring large portions of the countryside.

Earth from Space - Ari Atoll, Maldives

Earth from Space - Ari Atoll, Maldives Video in Story

The Maldives are featured in this image captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission.


Geologists Identify Deep-Earth Structures That May Signal Hidden Metal Lodes

Geologists Identify Deep-Earth Structures That May Signal Hidden Metal Lodes

If the world is to maintain a sustainable economy and fend off the worst effects of climate change, at least one industry will soon have to ramp up dramatically: the mining of metals needed to create a vast infrastructure for renewable power generation, storage, transmission and usage.


Suomi NPP Analyzes Saharan Dust Aerosol Blanket

Suomi NPP Analyzes Saharan Dust Aerosol Blanket

Dust storms from Africa's Saharan Desert traveling across the Atlantic Ocean are nothing new, but the current dust storm has been quite expansive and NASA satellites have provided a look at the massive June plume.


Earth from Space: Peru's Andes

Earth from Space: Peru's Andes Video in Story

The Andes mountains, in southern Peru, are featured in this false-colour image captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission.


NASA Observes Large Saharan Dust Plume Over Atlantic Ocean

NASA Observes Large Saharan Dust Plume Over Atlantic Ocean

NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite observed a huge Saharan dust plume streaming over the North Atlantic Ocean, beginning on June 13. Satellite data showed the dust had spread over 2,000 miles.


Earth from Space: Great Rift Valley, Kenya

Earth from Space: Great Rift Valley, Kenya Video in Story

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over part of the Great Rift Valley, Kenya.


Earth from Space: Barcelona, Spain

Earth from Space: Barcelona, Spain Video in Story

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over Barcelona - the second largest city in Spain.


NASA Tracks Tropical Depression Cristobal Moving Toward Great Lakes

NASA Tracks Tropical Depression Cristobal Moving Toward Great Lakes

Once a tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico, now a tropical depression in the Mississippi Valley, NASA's Aqua satellite is tracking Cristobal as it continues to generate large amounts of rainfall while it heads toward the Great Lakes region.


Earth from Space: Queensland Australia

Earth from Space: Queensland Australia Video in Story

This image, captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission, takes us over part of Channel Country - a pastural region located mostly in southwest Queensland, Australia.


Orbital View Of A Developing Tropical Depression 03L

Orbital View Of A Developing Tropical Depression 03L

Infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite showed that strong storms from a redeveloped tropical cyclone were soaking parts of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. Tropical Depression 03L is expected to generate heavy rainfall in the region.


Earth from Space - Abu Dhabi

Earth from Space - Abu Dhabi Video in Story

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over part of Abu Dhabi - one of the seven emirates that constitute the United Arab Emirates (UAE).


Orbital View Of Tropical Storm Bertha Organizing

Orbital View Of Tropical Storm Bertha Organizing

The second tropical storm of the North Atlantic Ocean hurricane season has formed off the coast of South Carolina. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided forecasters with a visible image of Tropical Storm Bertha as it was organizing.


Researchers Harness Satellite Imagery And AI To Help Fight Poverty In Africa

Researchers Harness Satellite Imagery And AI To Help Fight Poverty In Africa

Stanford scholars Marshall Burke, David Lobell and Stefano Ermon have spent the past five years leading a team of researchers to home in on an efficient way to find and track impoverished zones across Africa.


Earth from Space: Chile's Atacama Minerals

Earth from Space: Chile's Atacama Minerals Video in Story

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over part of Chile's Atacama Desert, which is bound on the west by the Pacific and on the east by the Andes.


Last Antarctic Sunset At ESA's Concordia Research Station

Last Antarctic Sunset At ESA's Concordia Research Station

The 16th crew at Concordia research Station in Antarctica to spend a full winter at the facility, wave goodbye to the Sun as it descends below the horizon, not to return for four months.


Earth from Space: San Francisco Bay

Earth from Space: San Francisco Bay Video in Story

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over San Francisco Bay in the US state of California.


Updated Mapping Datasets for Antarctica

Updated Mapping Datasets for Antarctica

A newly updated Antarctic Digital Database is released today (12 May 2020).



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