April 17, 2018
Auroras are one of the many Earthly phenomena the crew of the space station observe from their perch high above the planet.
April 9, 2018
An astronaut aboard the International Space Station focused a high-resolution lens on the city of Medina (Madinah in official documents) in western Saudi Arabia.
April 3, 2018
An astronaut flying aboard the International Space Station took this long-lens photograph of part of Doha, the capital city of Qatar, located on the northeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula.
March 27, 2018
Marking the International Day of Forests, this Copernicus Sentinel-2 false-color image shows an area of Bolivia that was once covered by trees but has now been cleared for resettlement and agriculture.
March 20, 2018
It has been a haven and sanctuary for pirates, smugglers and religious dissenters. The Romans may have set up camp on this rock, and Catholic Spaniards and British and Scottish soldiers built a castle and other military garrisons on it. Prisoners were sequestered here. But these days, the tiny islet is known for two things: seabirds and curling stones.
March 13, 2018
The organic and intricate features of a volcanic cave come alive in great detail in this three-dimensional image of La Cueva de Los Verdes in Lanzarote, Spain. Some of the most innovative scanning technologies have produced the largest 3D scan of a lava tube on Earth.
March 6, 2018
As sea ice at far northern latitudes approached its annual maximum extent, the Terra satellite captured this natural-color image of sea ice and clouds off Canada’s Newfoundland and Labrador province.
February 27, 2018
The Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission captured this image over the Bering Strait, which connects the Pacific and Arctic Oceans between Russia and the U.S. state of Alaska.
February 20, 2018
In honor of the final days of the 2018 Winter Olympics, this false-color image shows Pyeongchang county and the surrounding territory in South Korea currently hosting the event.
February 13, 2018
Since the Winter Olympics were first held in 1924, they only have been hosted twice in Asia, both times in Japan. This year, the games finds a new home in South Korea, in the northeastern cities of Pyeongchang and Gangneung.