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Earth: February 2020



Houston, Texas, US, is featured in this image captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission.


Thirty years ago, on 14 February 1990, NASA's Voyager 1 had completed its exploration of the gas giants Jupiter and Saturn and was just about to venture even farther, towards the edge of our Solar System.


For Valentine's Day, we bring you this Copernicus Sentinel-2 image capturing a beautiful heart-shaped geographical formation in the dramatic landscape of the southern highlands of Bolivia.


The Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission takes us over part of the Dutch province of Flevoland - the newest province in the Netherlands and one of the largest land reclamation projects in the world.


Although plants don't sleep in the same way humans do, they have circadian rhythms -- internal clocks that, like our own internal clocks, tell them when it's night and when it's day.


Huge clouds of smoke spilled off the southeastern coast of Australia in this NASA Terra satellite image taken with the MODIS instrument (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) on Jan. 31, 2020.


World Wetlands Day is celebrated internationally each year on 2 February.