May 22, 2018
Covering 3,000 square kilometers, the Zambezi Delta in Mozambique is one of the most diverse and productive river delta systems in the world.
May 15, 2018
On May 3, 2018, a new eruption began at a fissure of the Kilauea volcano on the Island of Hawaii.
May 8, 2018
Reminiscent of an artist’s pallet, this is the Emi Koussi volcano in northern Chad, imaged by the European Space Agency (ESA) Copernicus Sentinel-2B satellite.
May 1, 2018
The second Copernicus Sentinel-3 satellite, Sentinel-3B, lifted off on a rocket from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia on April 25, 2018, joining its twin, Sentinel-3A, in orbit.
April 24, 2018
This first-light image of the southern coast of Cuba comes from the miniature HyperScout instrument aboard the European Space Agency (ESA) GomX-4B CubeSat.
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.