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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-03-28 Earth Terra
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This pair of images from NASA's Terra satellite are of the Pine Island Glacier in western Antarctica, acquired on December 12, 2000 during Terra orbit 5246.
PIA02650:
Pine Island Glacier, Antarctica
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-04-04 Earth Terra
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In June, 2000, NASA's Terra satellite compared tropical storms Bud and Dera.
PIA03400:
Tropical Storms Bud and Dera
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-04-18 Earth Terra
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Northern Arizona and the Grand Canyon are captured in this pair of images from December 31, 2000 as seen by NASA's Terra satellite (Terra orbit 5525).
PIA03402:
The Grand Canyon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-04-25 Earth Terra
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This image from NASA's Terra satellite shows the Kachchh region in the Gujarat province of western India. On January 26, 2001, a magnitude 7.7 earthquake devastated this area, killing 20,000 people and destroying buildings, dams, and port facilities.
PIA03403:
Liquefaction Effects from the Bhuj earthquake
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-05-02 Earth Terra
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These images, centered just north of Shikoku Island in southwest Japan, were acquired by NASA's Terra satellite on April 13, 2001 during Terra orbit 7015.
PIA03404:
MISR Participates in Aerosol Characterization Experiment over Asia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-03-27 Earth Terra
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The Thwaites Ice Tongue is a large sheet of glacial ice extending from the West Antarctic mainland into the southern Amundsen Sea. A large crack in the Thwaites Tongue was discovered in imagery from NASA's Terra satellite on Mar. 10 & 24, 2002.
PIA03700:
Icebergs Adrift in the Amundsen Sea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-12-19 Earth Terra
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Decked out in reds, greens, blues and whites, this image captured by NASA's Terra satellite March 8, 2001 highlights the Canadian province of New Brunswick.
PIA03436:
Christmas Mountains Wrapped in Holiday Colors
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-09-04 Earth Terra
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Pulau Kimaam, Pulau Dolok, Pulau Yos Sudarso, and Frederik Hendrik Island are all names used to refer to this island, which is part of the Indonesian province of West Papua. This image from NASA's Terra satellite is MISR Mystery Image Quiz #10.
PIA03723:
Where on Earth...? MISR Mystery Image Quiz #10:
Pulau Kimaam, West Papua

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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-08-28 Earth Terra
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These views from NASA's Terra satellite highlight a number of the land use, vegetation, and geological features found Johannesburg, Gauteng Province, South Africa.
PIA03722:
Highlights from Johannesburg, Gauteng Province, South Africa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-03-06 Earth Terra
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At Elands Bay in South Africa's Western Cape province, about 1000 tons of rock lobsters beached themselves during February 2002 when NASA's Terra satellite acquired these images.
PIA03447:
Red Tide Strands South African Rock Lobsters
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-04-03 Earth Terra
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This region of central Asia is situated at the juncture of Mongolia, China and Russia. This image from NASA's Terra satellite is MISR Mystery Image Quiz #7.
PIA03701:
Where on Earth...? MISR Mystery Image Quiz #7:
Torey Lakes, Central Asia

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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-04-10 Earth Terra
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Both single and multi-angle views of the breakup of the northern section of the Larsen B ice shelf are shown in this image pair fromNASA's Terra satellite. The Larsen B ice shelf collapsed and broke away from the Antarctic Peninsula during February and Ma
PIA03702:
Unique Views of a Shattered Ice Shelf
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-04-17 Earth Terra
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Florida's Everglades is a region of broad, slow-moving sheets of water flowing southward over low-lying areas from Lake Okeechobeeto the Gulf of Mexico. These images fromNASA's Terra satellite show the Everglades region on January 16, 2002.
PIA03703:
Southern Florida's River of Grass
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-04-24 Earth Terra
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The structure of tightly packed 'closed cells' in a layer of marine stratocumulus over the southeastern Pacific Ocean are highlighted in these views from NASA's Terra satellite.
PIA03704:
Closed Small Cell Clouds in the South Pacific
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-05-08 Earth Terra
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On May 2, 2002, numerous fires in southern Mexico sent smoke drifting northward over the Gulf of Mexico. These views from NASA's Terra satellite illustrate the smoke extent over parts of the Gulf and the southern Mexican states of Tabasco, Campeche and Ch
PIA03706:
Smoke from Fires in Southern Mexico
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-28 Earth Terra
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This image, captured by NASA's Terra satellite on July 20, 2005, shows the dust cloud just off the west coast of Africa near Mauritania and Senegal.
PIA03539:
Saharan Dust Cloud Sails Toward U.S.
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-05-29 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra satellite shows the shape and size of cellular patterns within marine stratocumulus cloud layers can change dramatically with the prevailing meteorological conditions.
PIA03710:
Closed Large Cell Clouds in the South Pacific
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-06-19 Earth Terra
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On June 10, 2002 the Moon obscured the central portion of the solar disk in a phenomenon known as an annular solar eclipse as NASA's Terra satellite flew over the Pacific.
PIA03712:
Darkened Skies over the Pacific
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-06-26 Earth Terra
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The Hayman fire, situated about 65 kilometers southwest of Denver, Colorado, is the largest fire ever recorded in that state. The images were captured on June 9, 2002 by NASA's Terra satellite.
PIA03713:
Smoke from Colorado Wildfires
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-26 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft acquired this sequence of images and cloud-top height observations for Hurricane Wilma as it progressed across the Caribbean in October 2005.
PIA04386:
Tracking Hurricane Wilma Across the Caribbean
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-13 Earth Terra
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These July 11, 2006 images from NASA's Terra Satellite show then Tropical Storm Bud as it was intensifying into a hurricane, which it became later that day.
PIA08600:
A Strengthening Eastern Pacific Storm
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-10-24 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft showed hot, dry Santa Ana winds blowing through the Los Angeles and San Diego areas on Sunday October 21, 2007.
PIA10090:
MISR Multi-angle Views of Sunday Morning Fires
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-09-25 Earth Terra
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Powerful winds and dry conditions caused a massive blanket of dust from Australia's Outback to spread eastward across Queensland and New South Wales. This image was acquired on September 22, 2009 by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA12240:
Massive Dust Storm over Australia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-02-19 Earth Terra
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These views from NASA's Terra spacecraft portray the Lutzow-Holm Bay region of Queen Maud Land, East Antarctica, on September 5, 2002.
PIA04319:
Lutzow-Holm Bay and the Shirase Glacier, Antarctica
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-11-03 Earth Terra
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This image from NASA's Terra satellite on October 20, 2000, shows New York and Southern New England.
PIA02630:
MISR Views New York and Southern New England
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-11-15 Earth Terra
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These images from NASA's Terra satellite images are of southern Florida were acquired on October 18, 2000 (Terra orbit 4446).
PIA02632:
MISR Views Southern Florida
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-11-22 Earth Terra
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This image acquired on April 13, 2000 from NASA's Terra satellite shows west side of Cape Cod Bay.
PIA02633:
MISR Looks at Cape Cod
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-01-03 Earth Terra
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Two large icebergs, designated B-15A and C-16, captured by NASA's Terra satellite, are of the Ross Ice Shelf and Ross Sea in Antarctica, acquired on December 10, 2000 during Terra orbit 5220, show
PIA02639:
Icebergs in the Ross Sea, Antarctica
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-01-17 Earth Terra
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The contrast between summer and winter is apparent in this pair of images of southwestern Ireland acquired by NASA's Terra satellite August 23, 2000 (left) and December 29, 2000 (right).
PIA02641:
Winter Snowfall Turns an Emerald White
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-02-07 Earth Terra
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Flowing over 6450 kilometers eastward across Brazil, the Amazon River originates in the Peruvian Andes as tiny mountain streams that eventually combine to form one of the world's mightiest rivers as shown in this image from NASA's Terra satellite.
PIA02643:
Mouth of the Amazon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-09-05 Earth Terra
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These images from NASA's Terra satellite are of the Central Valley and the Sierra Nevada Mountains showing several smoke plumes from wildfires burning throughout Northern California on August 13, 2001.
PIA03421:
A Panoramic View of the Emigrant Gap Fire, California
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-08-22 Earth Terra
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This colorful image of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and the Beaufort Sea was acquired by the NASA's Terra satellite on August 16, 2000, during Terra orbit 3532.
PIA03419:
Summer in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-03-07 Earth Terra
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The Nile River was captured by NASA's Terra satellite on January 30, 2001 (Terra orbit 5956). The Nile is the longest river in the world.
PIA02647:
The Nile
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-05-30 Earth Terra
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Surface brightness contrasts accentuated by a thin layer of snow enable a network of rivers, roads, and farmland boundaries to stand out clearly in these images from NASA's Terra satellite of southeastern Saskatchewan and southwestern Manitoba.
PIA03408:
Saskatchewan and Manitoba
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-07-02 Earth Terra
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Philadelphia lies in the center of this image from NASA's Terra satellite. Larger cities, including New York, Newark, Philadelphia, Wilmington, Baltimore and Washington D.C., are visible from upper right to lower left.
PIA03412:
A Spaceborne Perspective on the Red, White, and Blue
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-07-11 Earth Terra
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The mighty Mississippi River, from its source at Lake Itasca, Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico, is approximately 3780 kilometers long and has flooded many times during its history. NASA's Terra satellite acquired these images one month apart in 2001.
PIA03413:
Spring Flooding on the Mississippi
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-01-09 Earth Terra
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Australia's largest city of Sydney was clouded with smoke when more than 70 wildfires raged across the state of New South Wales when NASA's Terra satellite captured this image the morning of December 30, 2001.
PIA03438:
Smoke Blankets New South Wales, Australia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-01-30 Earth Terra
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This image is a natural-color view of the Celtic Sea and English Channel regions, and was acquired by NASA's Terra satellite on June 4, 2001 during Terra orbit 7778.
PIA03441:
Coccoliths in the Celtic Sea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-02-06 Earth Terra
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Magnificent views of the region surrounding Salt Lake City, Utah are captured in these winter and summer images from NASA's Terra satellite imaged on February 8, 2001 and June 16, 2001.
PIA03442:
Winter and Summer Views of the Salt Lake Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-02-06 Earth Terra
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The breathtaking beauty of the western United States is apparent in this image from data acquired between April 2000 and September 2001 from the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer on NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA03443:
Western United States beyond the Four Corners
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-02-13 Earth Terra
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The 'Lagoa dos Patos,' in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul, translates to 'the Duck Lagoon.' This image from NASA's Terra satellite is MISR Mystery Image Quiz #5.
PIA03444:
Where on Earth...? MISR Mystery Image Quiz #6:
Lagoa dos Patos

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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-02-27 Earth Terra
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These images of Canada's Québec province were acquired by NASA's Terra satelliteon March 4, 2001.The region's forests are a mixture of coniferous and hardwood trees, and 'sugar-shack' festivities are held at this time of year to celebrate the beginning o
PIA03446:
Southern Québec in Late Winter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-12-11 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft captured the snowstorm which swept across the eastern United States on December 4 and 5, 2002, bringing the season's first snow to parts of the south and southern Appalachia.
PIA03746:
Snowfall in Southern Appalachia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-12-18 Earth Terra
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The border between Russia and Finland is shown in this MISR Mystery Quiz #12 captured by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA03747:
Where on Earth...? MISR Mystery Image Quiz #12:
Border between Russia and Finland

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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-01-08 Earth Terra
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In the high plateau of southwestern Bolivia, two large salt deserts, or playas, are located between the eastern and western Andes. NASA's Terra spacecraft depicted the playas on January 16, 2002 and January 3, 2003.
PIA03749:
Salt Playas of the Bolivian Altiplano
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-01-15 Earth Terra
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Sea ice in the Beaufort Sea off the north coast of Alaska was classified and mapped in these concurrent images acquired March 19, 2001 by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA04300:
Ice Types in the Beaufort Sea, Alaska
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-01-22 Earth Terra
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The height and extent of billowing smoke plumes from bushfires near Canberra, the Australian capital, are illustrated by these views from NASA's Terra spacecraft acquired on January 18, 2003.
PIA04302:
Fires in the Australian Capital Territory
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-02-05 Earth Terra
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On January 26, 2001, when India's Republic Day is normally celebrated, a devastating earthquake hit the state of Gujarat. These two false-color images were acquired by NASA's Terra spacecraft before and after the event, on January 15 and 31.
PIA03895:
Dewatering Effects from the Gujarat earthquake
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-02-12 Earth Terra
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These images and data products from NASA's Terra spacecraft documented extensive smoke from fires burning throughout Nigeria and north central Africa on January 31, 2003.
PIA03897:
Smoke over Nigeria and the Gulf of Guinea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-10-23 Earth Terra
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Queensland, Australia. This image, acquired on November 19, 2001 from NASA's Terra satellite, is MISR Mystery Image Quiz #11.
PIA03730:
Where on Earth...? MISR Mystery Image Quiz #11:
Queensland, Australia

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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-09-11 Earth Terra
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One of the more destructive cyclones to emerge from the northern hemisphere 2002 summer storm season was Typhoon Sinlaku. This image from NASA's Terra satellite was acquired on September 5, 2002.
PIA03724:
Typhoon Sinlaku
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-09-18 Earth Terra
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The Greek islands of the Aegean Sea, scattered across 800 kilometers from north to south and between Greece and western Turkey, are uniquely situated at the intersection of Europe, Asia and Africa. This image from NASA's Terra satellite was acquired on Se
PIA03725:
Islands in the Midst of the World
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-09-25 Earth Terra
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These views of Hurricane Isidore were acquired by NASA's Terra satellite on September 20, 2002 as it flooded western Cuba and swept westward to Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula.
PIA03726:
The Clouds of Isidore
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-10-02 Earth Terra
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These images acquired in 2002 from NASA's Terra satellite show smoke over Rondonia, Brazil.
PIA03727:
Smoke over Rondonia, Brazil
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-10-16 Earth Terra
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These images from NASA's Terra satellite portray the Amery Ice Shelf front on October 6, 2001 (top) and September 29, 2002 (bottom), and illustrate changes that took place over the year elapsed between the two views.
PIA03729:
Amery Ice Shelf's "Loose Tooth" Gets Looser
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-11-06 Earth Terra
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The height and southward extent of the ash plume emanating from Sicily's Mount Etna volcano on October 27, 2002 are captured in these four image panels from NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA03732:
Sicily's October Sky
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-09-29 Earth Terra
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These visualizations of Hurricane Jeanne on September 24, 2004 were captured by NASA's Terra spacecraft after the hurricane caused widespread destruction on Puerto Rico, Haiti and the Dominican Republic.
PIA04368:
Hurricane Jeanne Cloud Height and Motion
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-06-14 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra satellite passed over the Silver Fire in New Mexico June 12, 2013. By combining information from different MISR cameras, scientists have produced a 3D image of the smoke plume associated with the Silver Fire.
PIA17287:
Pyrocumulus Clouds Tower Over Silver Fire in New Mexico
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-07-02 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft passed over the Silver Fire in western New Mexico on June 7, 2013. It has since consumed more than 137,000 acres of timber in a rugged area of the Gila National Forest that has not seen large fires for nearly a century.
PIA17294:
NASA Spacecraft Images New Mexico Wildfire
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-07-20 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft passed over the Mountain Fire near Idyllwild, Calif., on Jul. 17, 2013. Los Angeles and the Pacific Ocean can been seen to the left and the Salton Sea is the dark feature in the right center of the image.
PIA17383:
NASA's MISR Instrument Captures View of Mountain Fire Near Idyllwild, Calif.
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-07-20 Earth Terra
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NASA's MISR Instrument Captures Stereo View of Mountain Fire Near Idyllwild, Calif.
PIA17384:
NASA's MISR Instrument Captures Stereo View of Mountain Fire Near Idyllwild, Calif.
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-08-27 Earth Terra
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This image from the MISR instrument onboard NASA's Terra spacecraft shows a 121-by-165-mile (194-by-266 kilometer) portion of California's Rim fire where the smoke is the thickest.
PIA17428:
NASA's Terra Spacecraft Measures Height of California Rim Fire Smoke Plumes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-08-27 Earth Terra
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This visible image of California's Rim Fire was acquired Aug. 23, 2013 by the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) instrument on NASA's Terra spacecraft, showing extensive, brownish smoke.
PIA17429:
NASA's Terra Spacecraft Eyes Smoke Plumes from Massive Rim Fire Near Yosemite
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-10-24 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft passed over the Blue Mountains to the west and north of Sydney, A mild winter and an extremely hot September in Australia have led to an early start to the fire season.
PIA17577:
MISR Stereo Imagery of Blue Mountain Fires in New South Wales, Australia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-11-15 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra satellite passed over the Pine Island Glacier in Antarctica around Oct. 27, 2013, just days before iceberg B-31 broke completely free. B-31 is finally moving away from the coast, with open water between the iceberg and the glacier.
PIA17694:
Pine Island Glacier, Antarctica, MISR Multi-angle Composite
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-01-18 Earth Terra
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On Jan. 16, 2014, NASA's Terra satellite passed over Glendora, Calif., where a large wildfire has claimed several homes, causing mandatory evacuations and prompting an air quality alert by public health officials.
PIA17883:
NASA Spacecraft Sees Dispersion of Smoke and Ash Across LA Basin from Colby Fire
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-05-13 Earth Aqua
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Extensive and persistent rains between Jan. 24 and Jan. 27, 2013, significantly increased soil moisture and enhanced vegetation growth in Southern California based on data from NASA's Aqua spacecraft and ISRO's Oceansat-2 satellite.
PIA17052:
Satellites See Double Jeopardy for Socal Fire Season
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-16 Earth Terra
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On April 15, 2010, NASA's Terra spacecraft captured these images of the ongoing eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull Volcano, which continues to spew ash into the atmosphere and impact air travel worldwide.
PIA13046:
NASA Satellite Images Provide Insights Into Iceland Volcanic Plume
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-05-13 Earth Aqua
MODIS
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The quick dry-out of vegetation in Southern California this year is depicted in this pair of images from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) sensor on NASA's Aqua spacecraft.
PIA17053:
MODIS Satellite See Double Jeopardy for Socal Fire Season
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-06-13 Earth Aqua
Terra
MODIS
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Rates of basal melt of Antarctic ice shelves (melting of the shelves from underneath) overlaid on a 2009 mosaic of Antarctica created from data from NASA's Terra and Aqua spacecraft.
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Rates of Basal Melt of Antarctic Ice Shelves
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-03-05 Earth Terra
MODIS
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Beaufort Sea surface temperatures where Canada's Mackenzie River discharges into the Arctic Ocean, measured by NASA's MODIS instrument; warm river waters had broken through a shoreline sea ice barrier to enhance sea ice melt.
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Warm Rivers Play Role in Arctic Sea Ice Melt
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MODIS
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This frame from a NASA MODIS animation depicts warming sea surface temperatures in the Arctic's Beaufort Sea after warm waters from Canada's Mackenzie River broke through a shoreline sea ice barrier in summer 2012, enhancing the melting of sea ice.
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Warm Rivers Play Role in Arctic Sea Ice Melt (Animation) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-16 Earth Terra
MLS
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TOPEX/El Niño Watch - El Niño Moisture in the Atmosphere, February 22, 1998
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TOPEX/El Niño Watch - El Niño Moisture in the Atmosphere, February 22, 1998
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Earth Terra
MLS
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TOPEX/El Niño Watch - El Niño Moisture in the Atmosphere, January and February, 1998
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TOPEX/El Niño Watch - El Niño Moisture in the Atmosphere, January and February, 1998
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-10-30 Earth Terra
MLS
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Microwave Limb Sounder/El Niño Watch - Water Vapor Measurement, October, 1997
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Microwave Limb Sounder/El Niño Watch - Water Vapor Measurement, October, 1997
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-14 Earth Terra
MLS
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Microwave Limb Sounder/El Niño Watch - December, 1997
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Microwave Limb Sounder/El Niño Watch - December, 1997
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-06-02 Earth Aura
MLS
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Aura's Microwave Limb Sounder Estimates of Ozone Loss, 2004/2005 Arctic Winter
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Aura's Microwave Limb Sounder Estimates of Ozone Loss, 2004/2005 Arctic Winter
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MLS
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Aura Microwave Limb Sounder Animation Illustrating the Interaction Between 
Temperatures and Chemicals Involved in Ozone Destruction, 2004-2005 Arctic Winter
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Aura Microwave Limb Sounder Animation Illustrating the Interaction Between Temperatures and Chemicals Involved in Ozone Destruction, 2004-2005 Arctic Winter Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-14 Earth Terra
MLS
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Microwave Limb Sounder/El Niño Watch - February thru December, 1997
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Microwave Limb Sounder/El Niño Watch - February thru December, 1997
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-07-03 Earth Advanced Earth Observing Satellite (ADEOS)
MLS
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Microwave Limb Sounder/El Niño Watch - 1997 Research Data Reveal Clues about El Niño's Influence
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Microwave Limb Sounder/El Niño Watch - 1997 Research Data Reveal Clues about El Niño's Influence
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-16 Earth Aura
MLS
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NASA's Aura spacecraft sees El Niño's effects on the atmosphere. An El Niño is characterized by an abnormal warming of sea surface temperatures in the equatorial central and eastern Pacific Ocean.
PIA12961:
NASA's Aura Sees El Niño's Effects on the Atmosphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-10-02 Earth Aura
MLS
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In mid-March 2011, NASA's Aura spacecraft observed ozone in Earth's stratosphere -- low ozone amounts are shown in purple and grey colors, large amounts of chlorine monoxide are shown in dark blue colors.
PIA14824:
Unprecedented Arctic Ozone Loss in 2011
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MLS
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Microwave Limb Sounder Measurements Depicting the Relationship Between Nitrous Oxide Levels and Ozone Loss, 2004-2005 Arctic Winter
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Microwave Limb Sounder Measurements Depicting the Relationship Between Nitrous Oxide Levels and Ozone Loss, 2004-2005 Arctic Winter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-09-30 Mars Phoenix
MECA
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Mars Particle and Terrestrial Soil, Compared Microscopically
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Mars Particle and Terrestrial Soil, Compared Microscopically
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-02 Earth MESSENGER
MDIS - Wide Angle
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Earth Departure Movie
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Earth Departure Movie Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-02 Earth MESSENGER
MDIS - Wide Angle
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Galapagos Islands Image
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Galapagos Islands Image
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MDIS - Wide Angle
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Twins Image
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Twins Image
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MDIS - Wide Angle
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Earth and Moon from 114 Million Miles
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Earth and Moon from 114 Million Miles
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-07-22 Earth MESSENGER
MDIS - Wide Angle
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Looking Back at Us
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Looking Back at Us
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MDIS - Wide Angle
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Home
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Home
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-02-06 Earth Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Mastcam
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This view of the twilight sky and Martian horizon taken by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover includes Earth as the brightest point of light in the night sky. Earth is a little left of center in the image, and our moon is just below Earth.
PIA17936:
Bright 'Evening Star' Seen from Mars is Earth
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-02-06 Earth Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Mastcam
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The two bodies in this portion of an evening-sky view by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity are Earth and Earth's moon. The rover's Mast Camera (Mastcam) imaged them in the twilight sky of Curiosity's 529th Martian day, or sol (Jan. 31, 2014).
PIA17935:
Curiosity Mars Rover's First Image of Earth and Earth's Moon
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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Earth and Jupiter as viewed from Mars
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Earth and Jupiter as viewed from Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-05-28 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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What does Earth look like when viewed from Mars? At the time, Mars and the orbiting camera were 139 million kilometers (86 million miles) from Earth and almost 1 billion kilometers (nearly 600 million miles) from Jupiter.
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Earth, Moon, and Jupiter, as seen from Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-05-22 Earth Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This is the first image of Earth ever taken from another planet that actually shows our home as a planetary disk. Because Earth and the Moon are closer to the Sun than Mars, they exhibit phases, just as the Moon, Venus, & Mercury do when viewed from Earth
PIA04531:
Earth and Moon as viewed from Mars
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MAHLI
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Test Image of Earth Sand by Mars Camera
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Test Image of Earth Sand by Mars Camera
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-11-16 Earth Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
MAHLI
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Test Image of Earth Rocks by Mars Camera
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Test Image of Earth Rocks by Mars Camera
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-11-16 Earth Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
MAHLI
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Test Close-Up of Earth Cobble by Mars Camera
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Test Close-Up of Earth Cobble by Mars Camera
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-11-16 Earth Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
MAHLI
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This stereo view of terrestrial rocks combines two images taken by a testing twin of the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) camera on NASA's Mars Science Laboratory. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA13585:
Test Image of Earth Rocks by Mars Camera (Stereo)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-22 Earth Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Mars Color Imager (MARCI)
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Calibration Image of Earth by Mars Color Imager
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Calibration Image of Earth by Mars Color Imager
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