Tag: satellite

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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Aug 10, 2015

Earth View: A Curated Collection of 1500 Google Earth Wallpapers

Earth View: A Curated Collection of 1500 Google Earth Wallpapers

A curated collection of 1500 striking and enigmatic landscapes available in Google Earth as desktop and mobile wallpapers.

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Aug 6, 2015

NASA Captures Dark Side of the Moon as it Crosses Earth

NASA Captures Dark Side of the Moon as it Crosses Earth

The same side of the moon always faces Earth but this view was captured by a NASA satellite one million miles away.

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Jul 22, 2015

This Photo was Taken 1 Million Miles from Earth

This Photo was Taken 1 Million Miles from Earth

A NASA camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite has returned its first view of Earth from one million miles away.

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May 10, 2015

Picture of the Day: Pod of Whales on Google Maps

Picture of the Day: Pod of Whales on Google Maps

Image by Google, Map Data If you go to 20°38’11.8″N 156°27’45.4″W on Google Maps you will see a pod of whales swimming off the coast of Maui, which is the second-largest of the Hawaiian Islands. When you take snapshots of the globe like Google does you’re bound to capture some interesting sights. Finding them…

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