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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-01-27 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This image from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar is a false-color composite of Raco, Michigan, located at the eastern end of Michigan's upper peninsula, west of Sault Ste. Marie and south of Whitefish Bay on Lake Superior.
PIA01700:
Space Radar Image of Raco, Michigan
Full Resolution:     TIFF (4.208 MB)     JPEG (489.4 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-01-27 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This image is a false-color composite from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar of Oetzal, Austria located in the Central Alps, at the border between Switzerland (top), Italy (left) and Austria (right and bottom).
PIA01704:
Space Radar Image of Oetzal, Austria
Full Resolution:     TIFF (5.334 MB)     JPEG (639.8 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-01-27 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This false-color L-band image of the Manaus region of Brazil was acquired by NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C and X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar aboard the space shuttle Endeavour on orbit 46 of the mission.
PIA01706:
Space Radar Image of Manaus, Brazil
Full Resolution:     TIFF (6.189 MB)     JPEG (710.6 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-01-27 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This color composite C-band and L-band image of the Kilauea volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii was acquired by NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar flying on space shuttle Endeavour.
PIA01710:
Space Radar Image of Kilauea, Hawaii
Full Resolution:     TIFF (5.636 MB)     JPEG (549.3 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-01-27 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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These two images of Manaus, Brazil were created using data from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar. The Solimoes River just west of Manaus combines with the Rio Negro to form the Amazon River.
PIA01712:
Space Radar Image of Manaus, Brazil
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.531 MB)     JPEG (300.6 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-01-27 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This is a vegetation map of the Raco, Michigan area produced from data acquired by NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar onboard space shuttle Endeavour.
PIA01713:
Space Radar Image of Raco Vegetation Map
Full Resolution:     TIFF (511.3 kB)     JPEG (447.6 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-01-27 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This biomass map of the Raco, Michigan, area was produced from data acquired by NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar onboard space shuttle Endeavour.
PIA01714:
Space Radar Image of Raco Biomass Map
Full Resolution:     TIFF (628.7 kB)     JPEG (457.8 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-01-27 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This is a false-color, three-frequency image of the Oberpfaffenhofen supersite, southwest of Munich in southern Germany from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar.
PIA01716:
Space Radar Image of Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.316 MB)     JPEG (228.1 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-01-27 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This is a three-dimensional perspective of Mammoth Mountain, California. This view was constructed by overlaying a NASA Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C (SIR-C) radar image on a U.S. Geological Survey digital elevation map.
PIA01718:
Space Radar Image of Mammoth, California in 3-D
Full Resolution:     TIFF (3.938 MB)     JPEG (259.6 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-01-27 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This is a false-color radar image from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar of Central Africa, showing the Virunga Volcano chain along the borders of Rwanda, Zaire and Uganda, home to the endangered mountain gorillas.
PIA01724:
Space Radar Image of Central African Gorilla Habitat
Full Resolution:     TIFF (10.21 MB)     JPEG (1.071 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-01 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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These are two false-color composites from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar of Raco, Michigan, located at the eastern end of Michigan's upper peninsula, west of Sault Ste. Marie and south of Whitefish Bay on Lake Superior.
PIA01730:
Space Radar Image of Raco, Michigan
Full Resolution:     TIFF (5.543 MB)     JPEG (823.6 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-01 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This is an image from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar of the Kliuchevskoi volcano, Kamchatka, Russia, which erupted on September 30, 1994. Kliuchevskoi is the bright white peak surrounded by red slopes.
PIA01731:
Space Radar Image of Kliuchevskoi Volcano, Russia
Full Resolution:     TIFF (4.456 MB)     JPEG (376.7 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-01 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This NASA Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar color composite shows a portion of the Weddell Sea, which is adjacent to the continent of Antarctica.
PIA01737:
Space Radar Image of Weddell Sea, Antarctica
Full Resolution:     TIFF (8.193 MB)     JPEG (1.143 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-01 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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These L-band images of the Manaus region of Brazil were acquired by NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C and X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar aboard the space shuttle Endeavour.
PIA01740:
Space Radar Image of Manaus Region of Brazil
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.705 MB)     JPEG (359.3 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-01 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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These are color composite radar images showing the area around Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines. The images were acquired by NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C and X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar aboard the space shuttle Endeavour.
PIA01743:
Space Radar Image of Mount Pinatubo Volcano, Philippines
Full Resolution:     TIFF (5.52 MB)     JPEG (557.3 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-06-25 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This image was produced during radar observations taken by NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar as it flew over the Gulf Stream, Florida, and past the Atlantic Ocean on October 7, 1994.
PIA01747:
Space Radar Image of Kennedy Space Center, Florida
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.15 MB)     JPEG (307.3 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-01 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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An area near Long Valley, California, was mapped by NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C and X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar aboard the space shuttle Endeavor on April 13, 1994.
PIA01749:
space Radar Image of Long Valley, California
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.895 MB)     JPEG (566.1 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-01 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This is an X-SAR image from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar spanning an area of the island of Hong Kong, the Kowloon Peninsula and the new territories in southern China.
PIA01750:
Space Radar Image of Hong Kong, China
Full Resolution:     TIFF (6.07 MB)     JPEG (1.256 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-01 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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These two false-color composite images from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar of the Mammoth Mountain area in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Calif., show significant seasonal changes in snow cover.
PIA01753:
Space Radar Image of Mammoth Mountain, California
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.476 MB)     JPEG (190.3 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-01 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This is an X-band black-and-white image from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar of the forests east of the Baikal Forest in the Jablonowy Mountains of Russia. The image is centered near the mining town of Bukatschatscha.
PIA01754:
Space Radar Image of Baikal Lake, Russia
Full Resolution:     TIFF (4.282 MB)     JPEG (639.3 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-01 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This is a three-dimensional perspective view of Long Valley, California by NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar on board the space shuttle Endeavour.
PIA01757:
Space Radar Image of Long Valley, California - 3-D view
Full Resolution:     TIFF (11.24 MB)     JPEG (448.6 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-01 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This is an image NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar of the area of Kliuchevskoi volcano, Kamchatka, Russia, which erupted on September 30, 1994.
PIA01765:
Space Radar Image of Kiluchevskoi, Volcano, Russia
Full Resolution:     TIFF (3.894 MB)     JPEG (401.4 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-01 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This three-dimensional perspective view of Long Valley, California was created from data taken by NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar on board the space shuttle Endeavour.
PIA01769:
Space Radar Image of Long Valley, California in 3-D
Full Resolution:     TIFF (9.892 MB)     JPEG (525.5 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-04-15 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This radar image NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar shows the Star City cosmonaut training center, east of Moscow, Russia.
PIA01775:
Space Radar Image of Star City, Russia
Full Resolution:     TIFF (41.12 MB)     JPEG (4.695 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-04-15 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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The summit of the Mount Etna volcano on the island of Sicily, Italy, one of the most active volcanoes in the world, is shown near the center of this radar image from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar.
PIA01776:
Space Radar Image of Mt. Etna, Italy
Full Resolution:     TIFF (28.43 MB)     JPEG (2.308 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-04-15 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar instrument shows Chile's huge, remote Patagonia ice fields.
PIA01781:
Space Radar Image of San Rafael Glacier, Chile
Full Resolution:     TIFF (6.016 MB)     JPEG (908.4 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-04-15 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This radar image from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar shows the area west of the Nile River near Cairo, Egypt. The Nile River is the dark band flowing approximately North.
PIA01793:
Space Radar Image of Giza Egypt - with Enlargement
Full Resolution:     TIFF (13.76 MB)     JPEG (1.011 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-04-15 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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These radar images from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar show two segments of the Great Wall of China in a desert region of north-central China, about 700 kilometers (434 miles) west of Beijing.
PIA01794:
Space Radar Image of Great Wall of China
Full Resolution:     TIFF (23.05 MB)     JPEG (1.589 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-04-15 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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Two radar images from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar shows two large ocean circulation features, called eddies at the northernmost edge of the sea ice pack in the Weddell Sea, off Antarctica.
PIA01802:
Space Radar Image of Weddell Sea
Full Resolution:     TIFF (28.59 MB)     JPEG (1.717 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-04-15 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This radar image from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture of Dublin, Ireland, distinguishes between densely populated urban areas and unsettled areas. At center is the city's natural harbor along the Irish Sea.
PIA01804:
Space Radar Image of Dublin, Ireland
Full Resolution:     TIFF (14.17 MB)     JPEG (1.381 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-04-15 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This is a three-dimensional perspective view from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar of Saline Valley, about 30 km (19 miles) east of the town of Independence, California.
PIA01808:
Space Radar Image of Saline Valley, California
Full Resolution:     TIFF (5.441 MB)     JPEG (241.2 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-04-15 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This is a three-dimensional perspective view from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar of Owens Valley, near the town of Bishop, California.
PIA01809:
Space Radar Image of Owens Valley, California
Full Resolution:     TIFF (5.689 MB)     JPEG (234.3 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-04-15 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This radar image from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture is of the Andes Mountains in northern Ecuador. The city of Otavalo and Lake Otavalo lie within the triangle formed by three volcanoes.
PIA01810:
Space Radar Image of North Ecuador
Full Resolution:     TIFF (15.34 MB)     JPEG (1.338 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-04-15 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This radar image from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar of the area surrounding Boston, Mass.
PIA01812:
Space Radar Image of Boston, Massachusetts
Full Resolution:     TIFF (15.55 MB)     JPEG (1.138 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-04-15 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This space radar image from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture shows the area surrounding the Dead Sea along the West Bank between Israel and Jordan.
PIA01814:
Space Radar Image of Jerusalem and the Dead Sea
Full Resolution:     TIFF (19.16 MB)     JPEG (1.522 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-04-15 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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Ancient lava flows dating back 2,000 to 15,000 years are shown in light green and red on the left side of this space radar image from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture of the Craters of the Moon National Monument area in Idaho.
PIA01819:
Space Radar Image of Craters of the Moon, Idaho
Full Resolution:     TIFF (42.98 MB)     JPEG (3.466 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-04-15 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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The city of Washington, D.C., is shown is this space radar image from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture.
PIA01815:
Space Radar Image of Washington D.C.
Full Resolution:     TIFF (14.94 MB)     JPEG (1.6 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-04-15 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This is an image from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar of St. Louis, Missouri, where the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers come together. St. Louis is the bright gold area within a bend in the Mississippi River.
PIA01817:
Space Radar Image of St. Louis, Missouri
Full Resolution:     TIFF (34.15 MB)     JPEG (3.708 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-04-15 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This space radar image from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture shows urban development along the lower Colorado River at the Nevada/Arizona state line. Lake Mojave is the dark feature that occupies the river valley.
PIA01818:
Space Radar Image of Colorado River
Full Resolution:     TIFF (41.37 MB)     JPEG (2.792 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-04-15 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This multi-frequency space radar image from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture of a tropical rainforest in western Brazil.
PIA01821:
Space Radar Image of Randonia Rain Cell
Full Resolution:     TIFF (20.31 MB)     JPEG (2.657 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-04-15 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This three-frequency space radar image from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture of west central Egypt shows detailed patterns of eroded sedimentary rock formations emerging through a vast sea of sand dunes.
PIA01822:
Space Radar Image of Egypt Sand Dunes
Full Resolution:     TIFF (28.15 MB)     JPEG (3.102 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-04-15 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This spaceborne radar image from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar of Munich, Germany highlights different land use patterns in the area surrounding Bavaria's largest city.
PIA01845:
Space Radar Image of Munich, Germany
Full Resolution:     TIFF (26.31 MB)     JPEG (2.135 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-04-15 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This spaceborne radar image from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar shows the intensive agricultural development in central Ukraine, along the Dnieper River. The area shown lies southeast of Kiev and northeast of Odessa.
PIA01850:
Space Radar Image of Dnieper River, Ukraine
Full Resolution:     TIFF (32.99 MB)     JPEG (2.203 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 Earth Stardust
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This frame from an animation illustrates the path NASA's Stardust return capsule will follow once it enters Earth's atmosphere.
PIA03248:
Entry, Descent, Landing Animation (Animation) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-11-04 Moon Ranger 7
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Ranger 7 took this image, the first picture of the Moon by aU.S. spacecraft, on 31 July 1964 at 13:09 UT (9:09 AM EDT) about 17 minutes before impacting the lunar surface.
PIA02975:
First Image of the Moon taken by a U.S. Spacecraft
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-11-04 Moon Surveyor 7
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Photomosaic of lunar panorama near the Tycho crater taken by Surveyor 7. The hills on the center horizon are about eight miles away from the spacecraft.
PIA02977:
Photomosaic of Tycho Crater - Surveyor 7
Full Resolution:     TIFF (234.2 kB)     JPEG (99.64 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2011-07-06 Earth 361x252x3
Observations from NASA satellites show that Arctic sea ice is now declining at a rate of 11.5 percent per decade, This image was created by the NASA/Goddard Scientific Visualization Studio.
PIA14385:
Declining Arctic Sea Ice: 1979-2010 Animation Icon
Full Resolution:     TIFF (92.85 kB)     JPEG (13.15 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2011-08-18 Earth 1192x1192x3
This image is the first complete map of the speed and direction of ice flow in Antartica. The thick black lines delineate major ice divides. Subglacial lakes in Antarctica's interior are also outlined in black.
PIA14556:
NASA Research Leads to First Complete Map of Antarctic Ice Flows
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-08-24 Earth QuakeSim
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A magnitude 5.8 earthquake in Mineral, Va. was widely felt up and down the East Coast of the United States. This computer model is a QuakeSim model image overlaid on a Google Earth image.
PIA13950:
Computer Model Estimates Permanent Ground Motions from the Aug. 23, 2011 Magnitude 5.8 Virginia Earthquake
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-06-08 Earth Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator Project (LDSD)
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Sled tests will allow NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator Project, or LDSD, to test inflatable and parachute decelerators to slow spacecraft prior to landing.
PIA15798:
NASA Tests Future Mars Landing Technology
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-08-27 Earth Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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Before NASA's Curiosity rover landed on Mars, the strata exposed in Mount Sharp were compared to those in the Grand Canyon of the western United States, shown here. Scientists are surprised by just how close the similarities are.
PIA16098:
Grand Canyon Similar to Mount Sharp
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-09-27 Earth 965x720x3
This image shows a dry streambed on an alluvial fan in the Atacama Desert, Chile, revealing the typical patchy, heterogeneous mixture of grain sizes deposited together.
PIA16191:
Dry Streambed on Alluvial Fan in Northern Chile
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-12-05 Moon GRAIL
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These maps of the moon show the 'Bouguer' gravity anomalies as measured by NASA's GRAIL mission. Red areas have stronger gravity, while blue areas have weaker gravity.
PIA16578:
Gravity of the Moon's Crust
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-06-13 Earth 3264x2448x3
This photo, taken onboard the Chilean Navy P3 aircraft, shows the ice front of Venable Ice Shelf, West Antarctica, in October 2008. It is an example of a small-size ice shelf that is a large melt water producer.
PIA17281:
Ice Front at Venable Ice Shelf
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-06-13 Earth 3264x2448x3
This photo, aken onboard a National Science Foundation/NASA chartered Twin Otter aircraft, shows the ice front of Dibble Ice Shelf, East Antarctica, a significant melt water producer from the Wilkes Land region, East Antarctica.
PIA17282:
Dibble Ice Shelf
Full Resolution:     TIFF (23.98 MB)     JPEG (800.2 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2013-06-13 Earth 1984x1488x3
This photo shows the ice front of the ice shelf in front of Pine Island Glacier, a major glacier system of West Antarctica.
PIA17283:
Pine Island Glacier Ice Shelf
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-01 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This three-dimensional image from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar of the volcano Kilauea was generated based on interferometric fringes.
PIA01761:
Space Radar Image of Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-01 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This is a comparison of images over Prince Albert, Canada, produced by NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C and X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar aboard the space shuttle Endeavour on its 20th orbit on April 10, 1994.
PIA01732:
Space Radar Image of Prince Albert, Canada, Seasonal
Full Resolution:     TIFF (3.306 MB)     JPEG (655.6 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2013-08-29 Earth Landsat
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This image acquired by NASA's Landsat 8 satellite shows the Zambezi (also Zambeze), the fourth largest river in Africa, and the largest east-flowing waterway.
PIA18155:
Zambezi River Delta
Full Resolution:     TIFF (9.507 MB)     JPEG (347.9 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2013-10-09 Earth Juno
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This trio of NASA's Junocam views of Earth was taken during Juno's close flyby on October 9, 2013.
PIA14447:
Earth Triptych from NASA's Juno Spacecraft
Full Resolution:     TIFF (122 MB)     JPEG (1.705 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2014-06-04 Earth Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator Project (LDSD)
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Members of the team for NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) stand in front of the project's saucer-shaped test vehicle at the U.S. Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai, Hawaii.
PIA18019:
LDSD Team in Hawaii
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-06-04 Earth Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator Project (LDSD)
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This image shows the tower from which the test vehicle for NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) will hang before a balloon lifts it to high altitudes.
PIA18450:
Launch Tower for LDSD
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-06-29 Earth Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator Project (LDSD)
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Hours after its successful engineering flight, the first test vehicle for NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator project is lifted aboard the recovery vessel Kahana.
PIA18517:
Test Vehicle Gets a Lift
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-06-29 Earth Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator Project (LDSD)
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The first 'flown' test vehicle of NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator project relaxes aboard the recovery vessel Kahana.
PIA18518:
LDSD Saucer Aboard
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-06-29 Earth Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator Project (LDSD)
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The first 'flown' test vehicle of NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator project relaxes aboard the recovery vessel Kahana.
PIA18519:
First Seconds of LDSD Test
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-06-29 Earth Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator Project (LDSD)
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Hours after the June 28, 2014, test of NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator over the U.S. Navy's Pacific Missile Range, two members of the Navy's Explosive Ordinance Disposal swim toward the test vehicle.
PIA18520:
Saturday Afternoon Swim
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-06-29 Earth Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator Project (LDSD)
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Hours after the June 28, 2014, test of NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator over the U.S. Navy's Pacific Missile Range, the saucer-shaped test vehicle is lifted aboard the Kahana recovery vessel.
PIA18521:
Saucer Out of the Drink
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-01 Earth Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator Project (LDSD)
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Two members of the Navy's Explosive Ordinance Disposal team perch on the test vehicle used in the first flight of NASA's Low-density Supersonic Decelerator project.
PIA18522:
Mach 4 to Pacific
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-03 Earth IRTF
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NASA's Infrared Telescope Facility atop Mauna Kea, Hawaii. The IRTF is a venerable 30-year-old, 3-meter-diameter (10-foot) telescope that ranks 40th among ground-based telescopes.
PIA12504:
NASA's Infrared Telescope Facility atop Mauna Kea, Hawaii
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-01 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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These two false-color images of the Manaus region of Brazil in South America were acquired by NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C and X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar on board the space shuttle Endeavour.
PIA01735:
Space Radar Image of Manaus, Brazil
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-20 Earth SMAP
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NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive spacecraft is lowered onto the Delta II payload attach structure in the Astrotech payload processing facility at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, in preparation for launch, to take place no sooner than Jan. 29.
PIA19132:
NASA's SMAP is Readied for Launch
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-21 Earth SMAP
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Artist's rendering of the Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) satellite. The width of the region scanned on Earth's surface during each orbit is about 620 miles (1,000 kilometers).
PIA19133:
Soil Moisture Active Passive Satellite
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-21 Earth SMAP
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In the Astrotech payload processing facility on Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, technicians secure a transportation canister around NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) spacecraft for its move to the launch pad.
PIA19134:
SMAP Gets Ready to Move
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-21 Earth SMAP
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NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) satellite is transported across Vandenberg Air Force Base in California to Space Launch Complex 2, where it will be mated to a Delta II rocket for launch, targeted for Jan. 29.
PIA19135:
Satellite in a Can
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-21 Earth SMAP
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At Space Launch Complex 2 on Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission satellite is lifted up the side of a mobile service tower for mating to its Delta II rocket.
PIA19136:
Going Up
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-21 Earth SMAP
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The sun sets behind Space Launch Complex 2, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, where NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission satellite is being prepared for liftoff. Launch is scheduled for Jan. 29.
PIA19137:
Sunset at Vandenberg
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-01 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This image from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar of Fort Irwin in California's Mojave Desert compares interferometric radar signatures topography.
PIA01759:
SPace Radar Image of Fort Irwin, California
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-01 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar shows the volcano of Kilauea, Hawaii.
PIA01762:
Space Radar Image of Kilauea, Hawaii
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-01 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This is a color composite image NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar of southern Bahia, Brazil, centered at 15.22 degree south latitude and 39.07 degrees west longitude.
PIA01764:
Space Radar Image of Bahia
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-04-15 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This pair of images illustrates the ability of multi-parameter radar imaging sensors such as NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture radar to detect climate-related changes.
PIA01778:
Space Radar Image of Patagonian Ice Fields
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-04-15 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This radar image from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar of Salt Lake City, Utah, illustrates the different land use patterns that are present in the Utah Valley.
PIA01798:
Space Radar Image of Salt Lake City, Utah
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-04-15 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This radar image from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture of Lisbon, Portugal shows different land use patterns that are present in coastal Portugal. Lisbon lies on the north bank of the Rio Tejo where it enters the Atlantic Ocean.
PIA01807:
Space Radar Image of Lisbon, Portugal
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-08-29 Earth Voyager
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This picture of a crescent-shaped Earth and Moon, the first of its kind ever taken by a spacecraft, was recorded Sept. 18, 1977, by NASA's Voyager 1 when it was 7.25 million miles (11.66 million kilometers) from Earth.
PIA00013:
Crescent Earth and Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-03-09 Earth SMAP
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Fresh off the recent successful deployment of its 20-foot (6-meter) reflector antenna and associated boom arm, NASA's SMAP observatory has successfully completed a two-day test of its science instruments.
PIA19236:
NASA's Soil Moisture Mapper Takes First 'SMAPshots'
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-08 Moon Galileo
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft took this image of Earth's moon on December 7, 1992 on its way to explore the Jupiter system in 1995-97. The distinct bright ray crater at the bottom of the image is the Tycho impact basin.
PIA00405:
Earth's Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-10 Earth Galileo
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Liftoff of STS-34 Atlantis, carrying NASA's Galileo spacecraft and its Inertial Upper Stage (IUS) booster on October 18, 1989 at 12:35 p.m. EDT. P-35036BC
PIA00726:
Launch of Galileo on STS-34 Atlantis
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-10 Earth Galileo
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Deployment of NASA's Galileo and the IUS from the cargo bay of STS-34 Atlantis at 7:15 p.m. EDT on October 18, 1989. P-35213
PIA00727:
Deployment of Galileo and the IUS
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-10-23 Earth Cassini-Huygens
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This image from 1997 is of the Titan IVB/Centaur carrying NASA's Cassini spacecraft at Launch Complex 40 on Cape Canaveral Air Station, the Mobile Service Tower has been retracted away.
PIA00747:
Cassini Orbiter and Huygens Probe aboard the Titan IV
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-10-23 Earth Cassini-Huygens
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A seven-year journey to the ringed planet Saturn began on Oct. 15, 1997 with the liftoff of a Titan IVB/Centaur carrying NASA's Cassini orbiter and its attached Huygens probe.
PIA00748:
Launch of Cassini Orbiter and Huygens Probe on Titan IV
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A seven-year journey to the ringed planet Saturn began on Oct. 15, 1997 with the liftoff of a Titan IVB/Centaur carrying NASA's Cassini orbiter and its attached Huygens probe
PIA00749:
Launch of Cassini Orbiter and Huygens Probe on Titan IV
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-10-23 Earth Cassini-Huygens
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A seven-year journey to the ringed planet Saturn begins with the liftoff of a Titan IVB/Centaur carrying NASA's Cassini orbiter and its attached Huygens probe.
PIA01051:
Launch of Cassini Orbiter and Huygens Probe on Titan IV
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-01-27 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This is a radar image of a little known volcano in northern Colombia. The image was acquired on orbit 80 of space shuttle Endeavour on April 14, 1994, by NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar.
PIA01722:
Space Radar Image of Colombian Volcano
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-04-15 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This image from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar of Houston, Texas, shows the amount of detail that is possible to obtain using spaceborne radar imaging.
PIA01783:
Space Radar Image of Houston, Texas
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-04-15 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This spaceborne radar image from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture shows part of the Mojave Desert in the vicinity of Barstow, California and revealing human activities in the arid environment of the southern California deserts.
PIA01851:
Space Radar Image of Barstow, California
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-09-24 Moon Deep Impact
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This chart highlights observations from NASA's Deep Impact mission of the northern polar regions of the moon acquired on June 9, 2009. The water signature varies significantly across the lunar surface.
PIA12223:
Water Abundance Dependent on Temperature
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-02-06 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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This frame from an animation depicts ground subsidence resulting from the extraction of oil. The oil fields are located near the community of Lost Hills, California, approximately 100 km northwest of Bakersfield.
PIA13204:
Lost Hills Subsidence Animation Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-09-13 Earth ADAPT
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This image was taken during a flight test of JPL's Autonomous Descent and Ascent Powered-Flight Testbed (ADAPT). The testbed was flown aboard a Masten Space System Xombie rocket.-Flight Testbed (ADAPT).
PIA16119:
ADAPT Rocket Test
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-05-02 Earth Airborne Snow Observatory
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Mt. Dana and Dana Plateau in the Tuolumne River Basin within Yosemite National Park, Calif., as seen out the window of a Twin Otter aircraft carrying NASA's Airborne Snow Observatory on April 3, 2013.
PIA17771:
Tuolumne River Basin seen by NASA's Airborne Snow Observatory
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-05-02 Earth Airborne Snow Observatory
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A natural color image of Mt. Lyell, the highest point in the Tuolumne River Basin (top image) is compared with a three-dimensional color composite image of Mt. Lyell from NASA's Airborne Snow Observatory depicting snow depth (bottom image).
PIA17772:
Snow Depth Depicted on Mt. Lyell by NASA's Airborne Snow Observatory
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-05-02 Earth Airborne Snow Observatory
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NASA Airborne Snow Observatory measurements of snow water equivalent (top image) and snow albedo, or reflectivity (bottom image) for the Tuolumne River Basin in California's Sierra Nevada on April 21, 2013.
PIA17773:
Snow Water Equivalent for Tuolumne River Basin
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