A water flow problem on Tuesday forced the US space agency to postpone the launch of a satellite to track atmospheric carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas.
Speculation has swirled for decades that the leftovers of Noah's Ark hug the heights of Mt. Ararat in eastern Turkey — satellite imagery may offer evidence.
Ghostly and blue-green, a phytoplankton bloom meanders across the North Sea in new satellite imagery.
Three satellites -- dubbed the Swarm -- are mapping the Earth's magnetic field in record time. Continue reading →
The oceans are a lot more uncharted than our maps would have us believe. New satellite technology can help fill in the seafloor gaps.
It's not just sports photographers who have been snapping away at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, satellites and astronauts have been also taking snapshots from orbit.
Natural disasters, war and other human activities left geographic scars seen from space.
With five satellites scanning the globe, DigitalGlobe has collected impressive imagery of planet Earth this year. Check out their top 20 images here.
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