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Tag: satellite

New Orleans from Space {Photo of the Day}

New Orleans has often been in the news over the past decade, for good and for bad. This true colour image of the city was taken on April 26, 2000, by the Enhanced Thematic Mapper plus (ETM+) on board the Landsat 7 satellite.

Satellite Image of Iceland

Iceland is aptly named in this image, taken by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard the Terra satellite on March 9.

Yucatan Peninsula Seen from Space

This fantastic image of Holbox Island and the Yalahau Lagoon on the northeast corner of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula was taken by the Korea Multi-purpose Satellite (Kompsat-2) of the Korea Aerospace Research Institute on 12 March.

Milan at Night

Thanks to the NASA Earth Observatory, we have this utterly amazing image of Milan at night, taken onboard the International Space Station. Source: NASA Earth Observatory Image of the Day

Cloud Vortices off South Korea

Using NASA’s Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard the satellite Terra, this spectacular image of cloud vortices off Cheju Do, in South Korea, is available for your viewing pleasure. Source: NASA … [Read full article]