Browsing the "space" Tag

White Sands Dust Storm

May 2nd, 2012 | by Joshua S Hill

  Driven by southwesterly winter winds, dust from the White Sands dune field in New Mexico rises thousands of feet [&hellip

Islands of Venice from Space (Photo of the Day)

September 19th, 2011 | by Joshua S Hill

Everyone has heard about the beautifully romantic city that is Venice, and sometimes we even get to see inside the city thanks to movies like The Italian Job and Casino Royale. However this beautiful image taken by Ikonos-2, a commercial satellite that provides panchromatic and multispectral high-resolution imagery for the European Space Agency shows us another, but just as spectacular view of the city.

Moon (10 Friday Photos + extra)

August 26th, 2011 | by Martyna Święcicka

The Moon -- something that, wherever you are, it's beautiful. Even though it's so far away from us, we can still admire its beauty in solitude or at a date. Some of us would like to make a step on the Moon, some of us want to look at it from distance -- however, it's always something that we call amazing, mysterious, or adorable

Northern Siberia From Space (Photo of the Day)

August 24th, 2011 | by Joshua S Hill

The Thematic Mapper on the Landsat 5 satellite captured this natural-color image on June 15, 2009 of Omulyakhskaya and Khromskaya Bays which lie along the northern Siberian coast, southeast of the Lyakhov Islands while the ice still lingered on the sea surface and on some inland water bodies.

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