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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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2010-05-01 14:15:00

NASA's Terra and Aqua satellites are helping the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) keep tabs on the extent of the recent Gulf oil spill with satellite images from time to time.

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2010-04-20 14:38:08

NASA's Terra satellite captured an image of the ash plume from Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano this morning, April 20, as it flew overhead from its vantage point in space.

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2010-04-19 15:20:00

Over the last three days NASA's Aqua and Terra satellites have provided visible and infrared imagery of the ash plume from the Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland.

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2010-03-03 09:25:00

Scientists at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center have released images that provide the most detailed view of Earth ever produced.

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2010-03-02 06:30:00

The February 27 earthquake that rocked Chile and killed more than 700 people possibly shifted the Earth’s axis and shortened our day ever so slightly.

2010-02-28 16:05:00

MELVILLE, N.Y., Feb. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Hain Celestial Group, Inc.

2010-02-17 14:23:00

MELVILLE, N.Y., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Hain Celestial Group, Inc.

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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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2009-12-16 09:45:23

December 18, 2009, marks the tenth year since the launch of Terra, one of NASA's "flagship" Earth observing satellites.


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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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