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Eruption of the Raikoke Volcano, Seen From Space

The Raikoke Volcano, dormant for a very long time, has awoken from its slumber. The volcanic island is in the…

6 months ago

NASA, NOAA Satellites Track Hurricane Irma’s Path

Record-setting Hurricane Irma barreled over the Caribbean islands of St. Martin, St. Barthelemy and Anguilla early Wednesday, destroying buildings with…

2 years ago

NASA Releases Spellbinding Images Of Earth At Night

New night-time images of Earth are more than just eye-candy. They can be a vital tool for scientists and governments.

3 years ago

Snowzilla’s East Coast Blast Captured as ‘Rare Thundersnow’ by Scott Kelly on Station and Moonlit from Suomi Satellite

NEW JERSEY - NASA astronaut Scott Kelly captured a rare display of ‘thundersnow’ from space as Snowzilla’s blast pummeled much…

4 years ago

Monster Blizzard of 2016 Strikes US East Coast, Tracked by NASA and NOAA Satellites

NEW JERSEY- The monstrous ‘Blizzard of 2016’ predicted by weather forecasters for days has struck a wide swath of the…

4 years ago

US Braces for Cat 4 Hurricane as ‘Joaquin’ Barrels to East Coast and ULA Readies 100th Launch on Oct. 2: Watch Live Video caption: This animation of images captured from September 29 to October 1, 2015 from NOAA's GOES-East satellite shows…

4 years ago

NASA and NOAA Satellites Image Crippling Blizzard of 2015 Pounding New England

NEW JERSEY - Record breaking snow from the ‘Blizzard of 2015’ hit vast regions of the US Northeast today, Jan.…

5 years ago

Holiday Lights So Bright You Can See ’em from Space

Call it holiday light creep. A NASA satellite has been tracking the spread of Christmas lighting from 512 miles up…

5 years ago

Satellite Watches Dust from Chelyabinsk Meteor Spread Around the Northern Hemisphere

When a meteor weighing 10,000 metric tons exploded 22.5 km (14 miles) above Chelyabinsk, Russia on Feb. 15, 2013, the…

6 years ago

Herbal Earth: Spectacular Vegetation Views of Our Home Planet and the Natural World of Living Green Life

Earth’s Vegetation from Suomi NPP satellite. World map of vegetation data collected by the Suomi NPP satellite (National Polar-orbiting Partnership)…

6 years ago