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Earth from Space: The Mediterranean Video in Story

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Earth from Space: The Mediterranean.

Various countries in the Mediterranean Sea were captured last 10 May by the Sentinel-3A satellite, in this false-colour image.


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NASA Analyzes Short-lived Tropical Storm Danielle

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Tropical Storm Danielle

Tropical Storm Danielle formed on June 20 and by June 21 the storm had dissipated over eastern Mexico.

Satellites See Tropical Storm Danielle Born Along Mexico Coast

Satellites See Tropical Storm Danielle Born Along Mexico Coast

NASA and NOAA satellites saw the tropical low pressure area formerly known as System 94L develop into tropical depression 4 then become the fourth named tropical cyclone of the North Atlantic Hurricane Season on June 20.


Earth from Space: Tibetan Plateau

Earth from Space: Tibetan Plateau Video in Story

The southern-central edge of the Tibetan Plateau near the border with western Nepal and the Indian state of Sikkim is pictured in this Sentinel-2A image from 1 February 2016.


Jurua River, Brazil As Seen From Orbit

Jurua River, Brazil As Seen From Orbit

Tim Peake: The unmistakable lush green vista of the Amazon rainforest Credits: ESA/NASA Larger image


Airbus Defence and Space Completes Sentinel-2B Earth Observation Satellite

Airbus Defence and Space Completes Sentinel-2B Earth Observation Satellite Video in Story

The Sentinel-2B optical satellite is the second of its type from Airbus Defence and Space, providing the "Colour Vision" of Europe┬┤s Earth observation programme Copernicus, a joint project of the European Commission and the European Space Agency (ESA).


Lake Nam, Tibet As Seen From Orbit

Lake Nam, Tibet As Seen From Orbit

Tim Peake: Stunning colours. Sunlight reflecting the stunning colours of Himalayan Lake Name (Namtso)


Our Future In Space Starts On Earth

Our Future In Space Starts On Earth Video in Story

Timed to coincide with the opening of an exhibition on space and Antarctica, ESA and the British Antarctic Survey are presenting the story "Step to the stars our future in space starts on Earth".


The Himalayas As Seen From Orbit

The Himalayas As Seen From Orbit

NASA Astronaut Jeff Williams captured this soaring mountain visa image and twitted "up to the amazing array of white peaks on the Himalaya Mountains"


Iceberg A56 Seen (Again) From Orbit

Iceberg A56 Seen (Again) From Orbit

ESA astronaut Tim Peake saw this iceberg from the International Space Station 400 km above Earth on 2 June 2016 during his six-month Principia mission. It is the same iceberg - called A56 - that he had photographed previously on 27 March.


The Middle East As Seen From Orbit

The Middle East As Seen From Orbit

Tim Peake: The rugged landscape of Sinai and the Syrian desert. Larger image Credits: ESA/NASA


Earth from Space: Southern Maine

Earth from Space: Southern Maine Video in Story

The Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over southern Maine and part of New Hampshire in the northeast United States.


The Grand Canyon As Seen From Orbit

The Grand Canyon As Seen From Orbit

Tim Peake: Hard to appreciate from space that the Grand Canyon is over a mile deep. Larger image Credits: ESA/NASA


NASA Studies Details of a Greening Arctic

NASA Studies Details of a Greening Arctic Video in Story

The northern reaches of North America are getting greener, according to a NASA study that provides the most detailed look yet at plant life across Alaska and Canada.


First EDRS Laser Image From Copernicus Sentinel-1A

First EDRS Laser Image From Copernicus Sentinel-1A

ESA today unveiled the first Sentinel-1 satellite images sent via the European Data Relay System's world-leading laser technology in high orbit.


Patagonia's Ice Fields As Viewed From Orbit

Patagonia's Ice Fields As Viewed From Orbit

Tim Peake: We're getting some great views of Patagonia's ice fields just now Credits: ESA/NASA larger image


Explaining Sea Ice Differences at Earth's Poles

Explaining Sea Ice Differences at Earth's Poles

Why has the sea ice cover surrounding Antarctica been increasing slightly, in sharp contrast to the drastic loss of sea ice occurring in the Arctic Ocean? A new NASA-led study finds the geology of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean are responsible.


The Aswan High Dam As See from Space

The Aswan High Dam As See from Space

Aswan High Dam The Aswan High Dam on the river Nile, creating Lake Nasser. North is left in this picture. Credits: ESA/NASA
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Earth from Space: Rub' al Khali Desert, Arabian Peninsula

Earth from Space: Rub' al Khali Desert, Arabian Peninsula Video in Story

Rolling sand dunes in the expansive Rub' al Khali desert on the southern Arabian Peninsula are pictured in this image from the Sentinel-2A satellite.



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