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The Only Border That Glows Orange from Space

The border between India and Pakistan is one of the few international boundaries that can be easily identified from space.NASA's Earth Observatory shared a nighttime image of the international border that divides India and Pakistan.The...Show More Summary

The divide between India and Pakistan is so deep you can see it from space

2 days agoNews : BlogPost

See that border between India and Pakistan? Well, it's one of the very few international boundaries that can be seen at night, according to NASA's Earth Observatory. The satellite image was released by NASA last month and posted on the organization's Facebook page two days ago. The post has gone viral, with more than 17,000 shares. […]

Image of the Day: Mars' Ancient Sea --"Larger Than Earth's Arctic Ocean"

A primitive ocean on Mars held more water than Earth’s Arctic Ocean, according to NASA scientists who, using ground-based observatories, measured water signatures in the Red Planet’s atmosphere. Scientists have been searching for answers to why this vast water supply...

NASA’s Photo of India-Pakistan Border Fence at Night Goes Viral

NASA posted a photo Sunday of the Indian Border fence lit up at night. NASAEarth Observatory The border... The post NASA’s Photo of India-Pakistan Border Fence at Night Goes Viral appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Bloom With a View. Two of Them, in Fact.

Oh, I do so love a coincidence. And when it’s about imaging Earth from space, that’s even better. I subscribe to NASA’s Earth Observatory Image of the Day (and you should, too!), which, oddly enough, posts an image of Earth every day. Show More Summary

This Photo of an Airplane Flying Over the Bahamas Was Shot From the ISS 

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Earlier this week, NASA’s Earth Observatory shared a beautiful photo of the Bahamas. While the landscape is majestic and all, PetaPixel points out that the coolest thing about the photo wasn’t immediately evident. Read more...

Observatory: Earth Blamed for Cracks in Moon

According to a new study, images taken by NASA’s lunar orbiter showed more than 3,200 ridges in the moon, which was found to be 50 yards thinner.

NASA spacecraft captures rare double eclipse of the sun

First the Earth and then the moon recently blocked the sun's light from the point of view of NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory

Star Trek’s Lt. Uhura boldly goes to see deep space

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Star Trek legend Nichelle Nichols came back to Earth yesterday after a flight to see the Final Frontier aboard a NASA observatory. Nichelle, 82, who...Show More Summary

NASA Captures First Photo of Double Solar Eclipse

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory was photobombed a couple days ago, and shared a photo of the event. They explained that "though SDO sees dozens of Earth eclipses and several lunar transits each year, this is the first time ever that the two have coincided."

Earth and moon 'double photobomb' of the sun is a NASA rarity

For the first time ever, the Earth and moon pair up to get in the way of the Solar Dynamic Observatory's view of the sun.

NASA Captures Footage Of Gigantic Sun Tornado

4 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Tornadoes on Earth got nothing on this furious funnel. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured footage of a "complex mass of plasma" on the sun that gyrated at a temperature of 5 million degrees Fahrenheit. According to, so-called solar tornadoes can spin faster than 180,000 miles an hour. Show More Summary

Tornado of 5 million degree plasma on the sun is bigger than the Earth

NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) watched the Sun’s magnetic forces twist and turn enormous plumes of superheated plasma in a tornado that is larger than the Earth. The particles observed by SDO – mostly iron – were measured at a blazing 5 million degrees. (2.8 million degrees C.) A small, but complex mass of plasma…

EPIC pictures of the Earth

This is a picture of our earth taken by NASA’s DSCOVR – Deep Space Climate Observatory – spacecraft which is parked in the L1 Lagrange point to observe the sun and the earth. This color image of Earth was taken … Continue reading ?

NASA's DSCOVR satellite shows far side of the moon in different light

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

NASA's Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) spacecraft has snapped rare views of the Moon transiting across Earth's disk. The images grant us a seldom-seen look at the dark side of our planet's nearest celestial companion... Continue...Show More Summary

From Above, Solar Farms Look Like Tetris Pieces Left Behind By Giants

Topaz Solar Farm, in California's Carrizo Plain (Image: NASA Earth Observatory) Of all the ways that people have altered the surface of the earth, solar power plants do not rank high. The United States covers 2.4 billion acres and more than 400 million of those have been co-opted as cropland. Show More Summary

Far side of the moon revealed in rare NASA photos

NASA's Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite snapped a photo of the far side of the moon, which is never visible to us on Earth, as it moved in front of our planet last month.

NASA Animation: Dark Side of the Moon Crosses the Earth, From a Million Miles Away

YouTube We live in an age of miracles and wonders. Sometimes, anyway. From a Million Miles: The Moon Crossing the Face of Earth. A NASA camera aboard the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite captured a unique view of the moon as it moved in front of the sunlit side of...

The Moon Transiting Earth From A Million Miles Away

2 months agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a video (assembled from a bunch of still photos) captured by NASA's Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) spacecraft of the moon transiting across earth, taken from a million miles away. I wish I was a million miles away right now. Show More Summary

NASA Releases an EPIC View of the Moon Transiting the Earth Taken From One Million Miles Away

2 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

NASA has released an “epic” view of the Moon transiting the Earth taken by the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) spacecraft’s Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) camera. The DSCOVR orbits the Earth from one million miles away, which allowed it to capture this unique view of the far side of the Moon as it passed […]

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