October 16, 2018
Having gained independence from Sudan in July 2011, South Sudan is the youngest country in the world. It has an estimated population of 13 million people, more than 80% of whom live in rural areas.
October 9, 2018
Thematic experts from the Corinth Rift Laboratory in Greece generated a displacement map using Copernicus Sentinel-2 acquisitions from Sept. 17 and Oct. 2, showing the impact of the 7.5-magnitude earthquake that hit Indonesia on Sept. 28, 2018.
October 2, 2018
Satellites and astronauts observed Typhoon Trami on its march across the Western Pacific Ocean.
September 25, 2018
The NanoRacks-Remove Debris satellite successfully deployed a net to capture a nanosatellite that simulates debris.
September 18, 2018
European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Alexander Gerst took this image of Hurricane Florence on Sept. 12, 2018, 400 kilometers high from the International Space Station.
September 11, 2018
On Sept. 9, 2018, Florence, Isaac and Helene were all churning up the North Atlantic.
September 4, 2018
An astronaut aboard the International Space Station (ISS) centered this photograph on Belle Isle, an island in the Detroit River.
August 28, 2018
The Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite took the temperature at the top of Hurricane Lane as it headed toward Hawaii’s Big Island on Aug. 22, 2018.
August 21, 2018
The West Coast of the United States is shrouded in smoke from the 110 large fires (this does not include smaller fires within each complex of fires) that have erupted across the region during this fire season.
August 13, 2018
A United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket launched NASA’s Parker Solar Probe on Aug. 12, 2018, from Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.