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Eclipse 2017

On Monday August 21, 2017, while American’s all over the country looked to the sky to observe the solar eclipse, the Suomi NPP satellite was looking down on Earth and captured beautiful imagery of the moon’s shadow from its low-Earth orbit.


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Larsen C Ice Shelf Calves Large Iceberg

Larsen C Ice Shelf Calves Large Iceberg

VIIRS instrument captures images of large iceberg breaking off of Antarctica.


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Larsen C Ice Shelf Calves Large Iceberg
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