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Reflected light maps Earth's vegetation

Using data collected by the VIIRS sensor aboard the Suomi NPP satellite, NOAA has created a map of the world's vegetation.

By Jun. 21, 2013


Bask in Earth's nighttime glow as seen from space

NASA and NOAA release a series of images of our planet's dazzling lights at night.

By Dec. 5, 2012


A high-res Earth from 512 miles (photos)

The Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite will monitor the planet's environment, exposing long-term patterns helpful in assessing the impact of climate change.

By Nov. 23, 2011


Google Earth 6.2 seamlessly stitches over mismatched patchwork

Unsightly mosaic artifacts no longer mar Google Earth's high-altitude views. But for an even more singular look at the planet, check Flickr's latest NASA contribution.

By Jan. 27, 2012