Hyperspectral Orbital Image Of Baja California

Hyperspectral Orbital Image Of Baja California

This Copernicus Sentinel-1 image takes us just south of the US border, to the region of Baja California in northwest Mexico. Its capital city, Mexicali, is visible top left of the image.

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Hurricane Dorian Viewed Out The Space Station Window

Hurricane Dorian Viewed Out The Space Station Window

Expedition 60 flight engineer Christina Koch of NASA captured this image of Hurricane Dorian from the International Space Station on Sept. 2, 2019 as the storm churned over the northwestern Bahamas.

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Hurricane Dorian's Eye Seen from the International Space Station

Hurricane Dorian's Eye Seen from the International Space Station

Astronaut Nick Hague, aboard the International Space Station, posted this photograph of Hurricane Dorian to Twitter on Sept. 2, 2019. He added, "You can feel the power of the storm when you stare into its eye from above. Stay safe everyone!" Larger image

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Orbital View Of Hurricane Dorian In The Tropical Atlantic

Orbital View Of Hurricane Dorian In The Tropical Atlantic

The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite 16 (GOES-16) acquired data for this composite image of Hurricane Dorian at 11 a.m. Atlantic Standard Time (15:00 Universal Time) on August 29, 2019.

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Watching Dorian Become A Hurricane From Space

Watching Dorian Become A Hurricane From Space

NASA's Terra satellite passed over the northwestern Atlantic Ocean as Dorian reached hurricane status during the afternoon of August 28, 2019.

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A Dragon Flies Over The Nile

A Dragon Flies Over The Nile

The SpaceX Dragon resupply ship is pictured attached to the International Space Station's Harmony module as the orbital complex flew 260 miles above the Nile River Delta in Egypt.

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Such A Big Planet. Every Picture Is A Gem.

Such A Big Planet. Every Picture Is A Gem.

Expedition 60 Flight Engineer Christina Koch of NASA looks through the station's "window to the world," the seven-windowed cupola. Koch was photographing landmarks as the orbiting lab flew 259 miles above the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of South America.

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Moonrise On Orbit

Moonrise On Orbit

A full Moon is pictured from the International Space Station as the orbiting complex flew 270 miles above the South Pacific Ocean off the coast of South America.

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Orbital View: The Milky Way Above The Coral Sea

Orbital View: The Milky Way Above The Coral Sea

The Milky Way lights up an orbital night pass as the International Space Station orbited 257 miles above the Coral Sea in between Australia and Papua New Guinea. The atmospheric glow highlights Earth's limb below.

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SpaceX Dragon Approaches The International Space Station

SpaceX Dragon Approaches The International Space Station

The SpaceX Dragon space freighter approaches the International Space Station as the Canadarm2 robotic arm is poised to reach out and grapple the commercial resupply ship.

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