Super Typhoon Noru in the Pacific Ocean
Today’s Image of the Day comes thanks to the NASA Earth Observatory and features a look at Super Typhoon Noru in the Pacific Ocean just south of Japan.This image was captured by the Moderate Resolution …
Amazing aerial images of our world's most famous cities
Amazing aerial images of cityscapes captured by prize-winning lensman.The new book from Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Vincent Laforet AIR is comprised of breathtaking high-altitude aerial photographs taken over the world's most iconic cities. Vincent Laforet flew over …
The Kasijy Reserve in Northwestern Madagascar
The Kasijy Reserve preserves over 24,000 hectares of dry forest and wetlands and is home to 67 bird species, 22 reptiles, 6 frogs, and 16 species of mammals, including seven species of lemur.
A sunny summer day in the southwestern United States
On June 26, 2016, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard NASA’s Aqua satellite flew over the southwestern United States, capturing a true-color image of the region on a sunny, cloud-free, early summer day.
A clear summer day in the Pacific Northwest
On June 26, 2016, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard NASA’s Aqua satellite flew over the Pacific Northwest and captured this true-color image of an early summer day.
The Indus River in Pakistan
The primary river of Pakistan, the Indus River flows more than 1900 miles (3,060 km) from the Tibetan Himalayas to the Arabian Sea.
Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula
Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula wore a mantle of summer-time green as fires continue to burn near the western coast in early July 2016.
NASA’s Aqua satellite flew over northern Canada and captured this striking true-color image of Nunavut, Canada.
Sea ice in Hudson Bay
The first week of July typically brings a sharp decline in sea ice in the Hudson Bay, and the first week of July 2016 was no different.
Cloud gravity waves off the coast of Angola
NASA’s Terra satellite acquired this natural-color image of cloud gravity waves off the coast of Angola and Namibia.
Ash plume from Mount Bagana, Bougainville Island
The red hotspot and the rising ash plume mark the location of Mount Bagana, a massively symmetrical volcano that rises about 1750 m (1.08 mi) high, towering above the tropical vegetation.
Dust blowing off the coast of Namibia
Dust blew off the coast of Namibia and over the South Atlantic Ocean in early July 2016.