Incredible NASA images of Earth are now fully accessible Today’s Video of the Day from NASA announces the release of 18 years of images captured by the MODIS space instrument. The footage is now accessible, for the first time, in its entirety.
The fascinating images reveal almost two decades of Earth’s changes from space, featuring landscape-altering events including hurricanes, wildfires, and volcanic activity. NASA.gov brings you the latest images, videos and news from America’s space agency. Get the latest updates on NASA missions, watch NASA TV live, and learn about our quest to reveal the unknown and benefit all humankind.
. NASA Captures “EPIC” Earth Image. A camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite has returned its first view of the entire sunlit side of Earth from one million miles away. At the time of publication, it represented the best available science. This true-color image shows North and South America as they would appear from space 35,000 km (22,000 miles) above the Earth. Your Planet Is Changing. We’re On It.
NASA uses the vantage point of space to increase our understanding of our home planet, improve lives. Hubble is in low-Earth orbit, located approximately 375 miles (600 km) away from the Earth, and is therefore readily accessible for servicing.
By Chrissy Sexton, Earth.com Staff Writer
Video Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center