June 10, 2021
A partial solar eclipse is seen as the sun rises behind the U.S. Capitol Building, Thursday, June 10, 2021, as seen from Arlington, Va. The annular or “ring of fire” solar eclipse is only completely visible in Greenland, Northern Russia and Canada. Image Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
June 1, 2021
On May 26, 2021, iceberg A-76 lost two big chunks of ice (now A-76B and A-76C) and, with them, the title of biggest iceberg on Earth.
May 14, 2021
Qeshm Island—the largest island in Iran—lies in the Strait of Hormuz, parallel to the Iranian coast from which it’s separated by the Clarence Strait (Khuran).
May 4, 2021
Windy regions high in the atmosphere can transport pollutants such as dust or soot thousands of miles around the world and disrupt everyday life for thousands of people.
April 20, 2021
Volcanic eruptions on Saint Vincent have blanketed the Caribbean island in ash leading to over 16,000 residents to be evacuated from their homes.
April 5, 2021
The enormous Ever Given container ship, wedged in Egypt’s Suez Canal, is visible in images captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission.
March 23, 2021
Blooms are made up of naturally occurring algae, phytoplankton, and cyanobacteria that explode in number under the right conditions: warm temperatures, lots of nutrients and calm waters.
March 9, 2021
A giant iceberg approximately 1.5 times the size of Greater Paris broke off from the northern section of Antarctica’s Brunt Ice Shelf on Feb. 26, 2021.
February 22, 2021
Italy’s Mount Etna, one of the world’s most-active volcanoes and the tallest active volcano in Europe, erupted twice in less than 48 hours, spewing a fountain of lava and ash into the sky.
February 9, 2021
The ESA Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission captured this view of New York City on Feb. 4, 2021.