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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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SpaceX Dragon Returns to Earth

A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship left the International Space Station (ISS) and came back to Earth today. It splashed down in the Pacific Ocean off California. The Dragon first flew to ISS September 2014. It flew a second time in June to deliver supplies and equipment. This was the company’s 11th mission to deliver supplies and equipment to the outpost.

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