Eddies in the Southern Ocean As Seen From Orbit

Eddies in the Southern Ocean As Seen From Orbit

The cloud cover over the Southern Ocean occasionally parts as it did on January 1, 2015 just west of the Drake Passage.

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Looking Out Of The Space Station Cupola

Looking Out Of The Space Station Cupola

The Earth view from the cupola onboard the International Space Station.

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Seaweed Farms in South Korea As Seen From Orbit

Seaweed Farms in South Korea As Seen From Orbit

The dark squares that make up the checkerboard pattern in this image are fields of a sortfields of seaweed.

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Great Lakes As Seen From Orbit

Great Lakes As Seen From Orbit

This image of the American upper Midwest and parts of Canada was captured by NASA astronaut Terry Virts on the International Space Station on May 2, 2015.

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Эверест - Everest - As Seen From Orbit

Эверест - Everest - As Seen From Orbit

Oleg Artemyev @OlegMKS #Эверест #МКС (#Everest #ISS) #BlueDot Larger image

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Watching Hubbard Glacier Advance From Orbit

Watching Hubbard Glacier Advance From Orbit

Since measurements began in 1895, Alaska's Hubbard Glacier has been thickening and steadily advancing into Disenchantment Bay. The advance runs counter to so many thinning and retreating glaciers nearby in Alaska and around the world.

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Fishing Boats At Night As Seen From Orbit

Fishing Boats At Night As Seen From Orbit

This abstract picture taken from the International Space Station shows fishing boats illuminating the sea to attract fish into their nets.

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NASA/USAID SERVIR Initiative Responds to Earthquake in Nepal

NASA/USAID SERVIR Initiative Responds to Earthquake in Nepal

SERVIR, a joint development initiative of NASA and USAID, is working to help Nepal recover from the earthquake that struck on April 25, 2015.

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Southern Africa As Seen By Suomi NPP

Southern Africa As Seen By Suomi NPP

This composite image of southern Africa and the surrounding oceans was captured by six orbits of the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership spacecraft on April 9, 2015

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Hubble at 25: The Documentary, Memories and Social

Hubble at 25: The Documentary, Memories and Social

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary take a stroll down memory lane and learn how the Hubble Space Telescope became so instrumental to our knowledge of the universe.

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