Tag: satellite

Jan 26, 2017

Picture of the Day: Blue Marble, 2017

Picture of the Day: Blue Marble, 2017

“That’s here. That’s home. That’s us.” – Carl Sagan

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Oct 26, 2016

15 High-Res Photos That Will Give You a New Perspective on Earth

15 High-Res Photos That Will Give You a New Perspective on Earth

The world looks different from above

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Aug 11, 2016

A One Year Timelapse of Earth From a Million Miles Away

A One Year Timelapse of Earth From a Million Miles Away

Every 2 hours, NASA’s EPIC camera takes a photo of Earth from the same spot in space, about a million miles away

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May 18, 2016

Picture of the Day: The Room Where Satellites Get Tested

Picture of the Day: The Room Where Satellites Get Tested

Seen here is the European Space Agency’s (ESA) incredible satellite testing room in Noordwijk, the Netherlands

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Mar 24, 2016

Picture of the Day: Jupiter’s Moon Io Casts a Shadow as It Transits Jupiter

Picture of the Day: Jupiter’s Moon Io Casts a Shadow as It Transits Jupiter

Did you know Io’s shadow sails across the face of Jupiter at 38,000 mph (17 kilometers per second)!

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Nov 12, 2015

Seeing the World Through the Eyes of a Satellite (17 Photos)

Seeing the World Through the Eyes of a Satellite (17 Photos)

It’s all about perspective

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Aug 24, 2015

The Jefferson Grid Shows One Square Mile of Land from Above (15 Photos)

The Jefferson Grid Shows One Square Mile of Land from Above (15 Photos)

The Jefferson Grid is a fascinating Instagram account that shows one square mile of our planet as seen on Google Earth.

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