New Blue Marble Image Captivates Millions

New Blue Marble Image Captivates Millions

People love images of the full disk of Earth as it would appear from space. NASA science colleague Norman Kuring recently took some fresh data from the agency’s newest Earth observation satellite, projected them onto a disk and voila—3 million people viewed the...

New Blue Marble Image Captivates Millions

New Blue Marble Image Captivates Millions

People love images of the full disk of Earth as it would appear from space. During the last week of January 2012, NASA science colleague Norman Kuring took some fresh data from the agency's newest Earth observation satellite, projected them onto a disk and voila”3 million people viewed the image in a week! The wave of interest is still spreading across the Internet and social media, but have you ever wondered how these images are made?

New Blue Marble Image Captivates Millions

New Blue Marble Image Captivates Millions

People love images of the full disk of Earth as it would appear from space. During the last week of January 2012, NASA science colleague Norman Kuring took some fresh data from the agency's newest Earth observation satellite, projected them onto a disk and voila”3 million people viewed the image in a week! The wave of interest is still spreading across the Internet and social media, but have you ever wondered how these images are made?

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