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Earth from Space - Patagonia Video in Story

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Earth from Space - Patagonia.

The Copernicus Sentinel-3 mission captured this impressive, wide-angled view of Patagonia at the southern end of South America, as well as the Falkland Islands (Malvinas).


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Tenoumer Crater, Mauritania As Seen By Sentinel-2

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Tenoumer Crater, Mauritania

Deep within the Sahara Desert lies one of the best-preserved craters on Earth.

Tonga Volcano Eruption Was Among The Most Powerful Ever Observed, Triggering Atmospheric Gravity Waves That Reached The Edge Of Space

Tonga Volcano Eruption Was Among The Most Powerful Ever Observed, Triggering Atmospheric Gravity Waves That Reached The Edge Of Space

The eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai submarine volcano in January 2022 was one of the most explosive volcanic events of the modern era, a new study has confirmed.


Chile's Parinacota And Pomerape Stratovolcanoes As Seen From Orbit

Chile's Parinacota And Pomerape Stratovolcanoes As Seen From Orbit

The Parinacota and Pomerape stratovolcanoes (top to bottom) are pictured from the International Space Station as it orbited 263 miles above the South American nation of Chile.


Orbital View Of The Sahara Desert In Libya

Orbital View Of The Sahara Desert In Libya

A portion of the Sahara in Libya's northwestern district of Nalut is pictured from the International Space Station as it orbited 260 miles above the north African nation.


Earth from Space - Lake Balkhash, Kazakhastan

Earth from Space - Lake Balkhash, Kazakhastan Video in Story

Lake Balkhash, the largest lake in Central Asia, is featured in this false-colour image captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission.


Riyadh, Saudi Arabia As Seen From Orbit

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia As Seen From Orbit

Riyadh Region, Saudi Arabia (22.1°N 45.5°E), 09 Jun 2022


Tanezrouft Basin As Seen From Space

Tanezrouft Basin As Seen From Space

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over the Tanezrouft Basin - one of the most desolate parts of the Sahara Desert.


Malé, The Maldives As Seen From Space

Malé, The Maldives As Seen From Space

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over Malé - the capital and most populous city in the Republic of Maldives.


Earth from Space - Glacier Bay, Alaska

Earth from Space - Glacier Bay, Alaska Video in Story

Part of the Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, which lies along the coast of southeast Alaska, is featured in this image captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission.


Lighthouse Reef Atoll As Seen From Orbit

Lighthouse Reef Atoll As Seen From Orbit

This photograph, taken by an International Space Station astronaut while in orbit over the Caribbean Sea, captures one of Earth's most alluring ocean locations.


Second Generation Meteosat Image Of Earth

Second Generation Meteosat Image Of Earth

This spectacular image of Earth was captured by the Meteosat Second Generation series of missions on 23 March 2022.


Greenland Ice Sheet Melt Viewed From Space

Greenland Ice Sheet Melt Viewed From Space

For the first time ever recorded, in the late summer of 2021, rain fell on the high central region of the Greenland ice sheet.


Orbital Radar View Of Singapore

Orbital Radar View Of Singapore

This radar image, captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission, shows us the only city-island-nation - Singapore - and one of the busiest ports in the world.


Earth from Space - Singapore

Earth from Space - Singapore Video in Story

This radar image, captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission, shows us the only city-island-nation - Singapore - and one of the busiest ports in the world.


Maludam National Park in East Malaysia

Maludam National Park in East Malaysia

Maludam National Park in East Malaysia is composed of low-lying forests and several rivers that empty into the South China Sea.


Studying Grassland From Space

Studying Grassland From Space

The Sentinel-2 space mission began with the launch of Earth observation satellite Sentinel-2A in June 2015, and Sentinel-2B was launched in March 2017.


Earth's Southern Ocean - As Never Seen Before

Earth's Southern Ocean - As Never Seen Before

The features of the ocean floor help determine how water masses and ocean currents move and how they affect our climate.


Earth's Magnetic Poles Are Not Likely To Flip

Earth's Magnetic Poles Are Not Likely To Flip

The emergence of a mysterious area in the South Atlantic where the geomagnetic field strength is decreasing rapidly, has led to speculation that Earth is heading towards a magnetic polarity reversal.



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