Aqua Satellite’s Incredible Images of Earth From Space- New Zealand

10 Years of Aqua Satellite’s Incredible Images of Earth From Space

New Zealand from Space. Sediment runoff from heavy rains shows up as lighter streaks and swirls in the water around New Zealand's Cook Strait. Aqua captured this image on Apr.

This massive phytoplankton bloom off the coast of Argentinian Patagonia was captured by Aqua on Dec. 21, 2010.

10 Years of Aqua Satellite’s Incredible Images of Earth From Space

Patagonia Bloom This photo of a massive phytoplankton bloom off the coast of Argentinian Patagonia was captured by the satellite Aqua on

‘Ring of Fire’ Solar Eclipse occurring  around on May 20. The full solar eclipse can be seen in parts of the western United States, while everyone else will have a partial eclipse.

the moon passed in front of the sun in a partial solar eclipse — as seen from parts of Earth. Here, the joint Japanese-American Hinode satellite captured the breathtaking event from space. The view created what's called an annular solar eclipse.

Aqua Satellite’s Incredible Images of Earth From Space

10 Years of Aqua Satellite’s Incredible Images of Earth From Space

Mount Etna is Europe's most active volcano. The NASA satellite Aqua captured this image of Etna erupting on Oct.

The rainbow feature in this image taken by Aqua over the Pacific Ocean on May 20, 2008 is an optical phenomenon known as a glory.

10 Years of Aqua Satellite’s Incredible Images of Earth From Space

NASA Aqua Satellite Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer - 20 May 2008 "Glory" Optical Phenomenon - Rainbow feature over the Pacific Ocean

On Oct. 3, 2009 NASA's Aqua and Terra satellites captured this image of two powerful storms in the South China Sea near the Philippines.

10 Years of Aqua Satellite’s Incredible Images of Earth From Space

Known as wave clouds, these long, semicircular clouds were created by cool dry air coming from over Africa interacting with warm, humid air over the Atlantic Ocean. This image was captured by Aqua on Oct. 9, 2007.

10 Years of Aqua Satellite’s Incredible Images of Earth From Space

Known as wave clouds, these long, semicircular clouds were created by cool dry air coming from over Africa interacting with warm, humid air over the Atlantic Ocean. This image was captured by Aqua on Oct.

Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull Volcano erupted in 2010, coating Iceland with ash and repeatedly grounding air traffic in Europe. In this image, taken by Aqua on May 12, 2010, the volcano's ash rises above the clouds.

10 Years of Aqua Satellite’s Incredible Images of Earth From Space

Reaching a height of 4 to 5 kilometers feet), the plume of ash from Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull Volcano rises above a sea of clouds in this image. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured the image on May

On the night of April 21, the 2012 Lyrid meteor shower peaked in the skies over Earth. While NASA allsky cameras were looking up at the night skies, astronaut Don Pettit aboard the International Space Station trained his video camera on Earth below

Astronaut Snaps Stunning Meteor Pictures from Space

Stunning Lyrids Over Earth at Night With Star Field (NASA, International Space Station, by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center

This is one of a series of photos taken by Expedition 31 Flight Engineer Don Pettit aboard the International Space Station, showing a shadow of the moon created by the May 20, 2012 solar eclipse, as the shadow spreads across cloud cover on Earth.

This is one of a series of photos taken by Expedition 31 Flight Engineer Don Pettit aboard the International Space Station, showing a shadow of the moon created by the May 2012 solar eclipse, as the shadow spreads across cloud cover on Earth.


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