Tag: satellite

Sep 17, 2022

Earth’s Rarest Lightning Finally Caught on Camera

Earth's Rarest Lightning Finally Caught on Camera

We can now view and study events in the Earth’s atmosphere that we couldn’t ever see before.

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Jul 27, 2022

How Leonardo da Vinci Made a “Satellite” Map in 1502

How Leonardo da Vinci Made a "Satellite" Map in 1502

Leonardo da Vinci was an absolute wizard!

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Jul 7, 2022

Could a Solar Storm Wipe Out Civilization?

Could a Solar Storm Wipe Out Civilization?

Here’s how a major event would affect our modern, interconnected world.

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Mar 15, 2021

Reusable SpaceX Rocket Completes Historic 9th Mission

Reusable SpaceX Rocket Completes Historic 9th Mission

It’s an amazing accomplishment for the SpaceX team

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Feb 17, 2021

This Portuguese Star Fort From Above

This Portuguese Star Fort From Above

The Nossa Senhora da Graça (La Lippe) is an 18th century fort and UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Sep 4, 2019

Hurricane Dorian Looks Menacing from Space (10 Photos)

Hurricane Dorian Looks Menacing from Space (10 Photos)

If you’re in Dorian’s path, please stay safe and take all precautions

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Aug 21, 2019

The Amazon is Burning

The Amazon is Burning

NASA’s Earth Observatory shows us the view from space

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Aug 4, 2019

The Aerosols of Earth

The Aerosols of Earth

Airborne particles like sea spray, smoke, and dust, visualized.

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Jul 3, 2019

Raikoke’s First Eruption in 95 Years Captured by NASA Astronauts

Raikoke's First Eruption in 95 Years Captured by NASA Astronauts

The small, oval-shaped island most recently exploded in 1924 and in 1778

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Apr 15, 2019

SpaceX Launches Satellite, Then Lands All 3 Booster Rockets For First Time Ever

SpaceX Launches Satellite, Then Lands All 3 Booster Rockets For First Time Ever

It was an historic first for SpaceX

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