Earth Observation

Another Giant Antarctic Iceberg Breaks Free

On May 20th, 2024, an iceberg measuring 380 square kilometers (~147 mi2) broke off the Brunt Ice Shelf in Antarctica.…

2 days ago

European Satellite ERS-2 to Reenter Earth’s Atmosphere This Week

One of the largest reentries in recent years, ESA’s ERS-2 satellite is coming down this week.

3 months ago

The World's Largest Iceberg Sets Sail for Adventure Beyond Antarctic Waters

In November 2023, the monster iceberg A23e finally dislodged from the seafloor after being grounded and stuck there for 40…

4 months ago

Phew, California’s Largest Reservoir is Nearly Full

California residents will be glad to know their reservoirs are nearly full again after years of drought. New satellite photos…

12 months ago

Why are Earth’s Hemispheres the Same Brightness? New Research Solves a 50-year-old Mystery.

NASA’s Apollo program most notably explored the Moon. But it also helped us study the Earth as well, as it…

1 year ago

Greenland’s ice Loss is Worse Than We Thought

A NASA_supported study says that Greenland's ice sheet is melting much faster than previously thought.

2 years ago

The Methane Released From the Damaged Nord Stream Pipeline is Visible From Space

On September 26, 2022, leaks were discovered in the underwater Nord Stream 1 and 2 gas pipelines, located near Denmark…

2 years ago

Ukrainians urge satellites to publicly share real-time images of the Russian invasion

Earth Observatory System Data Analytics is urging fellow satellite companies and space agencies to share their data to assist the…

2 years ago

Tonga’s Incredible Underwater Volcano Eruption Seen From Space

An undersea volcano erupted near the Pacific island of Tonga, and several satellites caught the incredible explosion in action. The…

2 years ago

Landsat 9’s First Images are Here

The latest satellite in the Landsat family of Earth observation spacecraft has collected its “first light” images of our planet.…

3 years ago