Landsat

Jupiter or Earth? Which One’s Which, and Why Do They Look so Similar?

Jupiter: a massive, lifeless gas giant out there on the other side of the asteroid belt. It's a behemoth, containing…

2 years ago

You Can’t See the Great Wall of China From Space, But You Can See Their Giant Solar Farm

While the Great Wall of China is not readily visible from space (we debunked that popular myth here) there are…

4 years ago

Am I Being Watched From Space?

Look up, way up. It's entirely possible that you're looking right at a satellite, which is watching you right back.…

6 years ago

And the Coldest Place on Earth Is …

What is the coldest place on Earth? Scientists say it’s a place so cold that ordinary mercury or alcohol thermometers…

7 years ago

30 Years of City Growth Seen From Space

Since the launch of its first satellite in 1972, the eight NASA/USGS Landsat satellites have made the longest continuous observations…

8 years ago

Continuing the Landsat Mission: New Satellite Launches to Space

NASA launched a successor to the long-time Landsat satellite Earth-observing program today, sending the Landsat Data Continuity Mission satellite to…

8 years ago

The Top 5 “Earth as Art” Images, Thanks to Landsat

NASA's first Earth-observing Landsat satellite launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base on July 23, 1972, and to celebrate the 40th…

9 years ago

Super Bowl Cities Seen From Space

[/caption] If you live in or are from the US, you probably know that today is Super Bowl Sunday. Whatever…

9 years ago