March 29, 2013
The MODIS instrument onboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured this true-color image of Hurricane Isabel on September 14, 2003 at 17:55 UTC. In this image Isabel is located about 400 miles north of Puerto Rico and is packing maximum sustained winds near 155 mph. Credit: Image courtesy Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC.
Topics: Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer, Space technology, Spacecraft, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Hurricane Isabel, Aqua, Goddard Space Flight Center, Spaceflight