Tag Archives: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Twenty Years of Satellite Imagery: Watching Earth Breathe from Space

NASA’s launch of the Sea-viewing Wide Field-of-view Sensor (SeaWiFS) in 1997 began what is now a continuous, global view of both land and ocean life. A new animation captures the entirety of this 20-year record, made possible by multiple satellites, compressing a decades-long view of life on Earth into a captivating few minutes. Watch the full video and read more

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Tropical Cyclone Ockhi Expected to Weaken Before Landfall

NASA’s Terra satellite passed over the Arabian Sea on Dec. 4 and found Tropical Cyclone Ockhi moving north as desert dust pushed into the region north of the storm. The satellite captured an image of Ockhi at 1:20 a.m. EST (0620 UTC) using the satellite’s Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS). The satellite imagery shows thunderstorms pushed to the northeast into

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