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NASA’s ASTER Satellite Eyes Sochi Winter Olympics
2014-02-09 08:49:23

It's not often that the Winter Olympic Games come with an ocean view, but that's what we are getting this year at the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia.

Infrared View Of Powerhouse Fire In California Captured By NASA
2013-06-05 13:57:29

The MASTER instrument aboard NASA's ER-2 high-altitude science aircraft captured this infrared image of the Powerhouse wildfire in the Angeles National Forest near the town of Lake Hughes, Calif., during a nighttime flight May 31-June 1.

Image 1 - Terra And ASTER Provide Improved Topographic Earth Map
2011-10-17 14:34:29

NASA and Japan released a significantly improved version of the most complete digital topographic map of Earth on Monday, produced with detailed measurements from NASA's Terra spacecraft.

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2011-05-17 06:30:00

NASA has released a unique satellite image tracing the damage of a monster EF-4 tornado that tore through Tuscaloosa, Alabama, on April 27th.

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2011-02-25 11:13:28

A day after a powerful earthquake rocked Christchurch on Feb 22, 2011, the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) instrument on NASA's Terra spacecraft imaged the Christchurch region.

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2010-05-27 06:35:00

On May 24, 2010, the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) instrument on NASA's Terra spacecraft captured this false-color, high-resolution view of the very tip of the Mississippi River delta.

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2010-05-10 06:55:00

The Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) instrument on NASA's Terra spacecraft captured this nighttime image of the growing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on May 7, 2010.

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2010-01-15 13:40:00

NASA's considerable Earth-observing and data analysis and distribution capabilities have been mobilized to provide information to support disaster recovery efforts in Haiti after the devastating Jan 12 earthquake.

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2009-06-30 11:04:16

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Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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