The wake of a ship slices into the eye of an algal maelstrom in this image, acquired by ESA's Sentinel-2A satellite on Aug. 7, 2015.
Images from orbit capture the wide range of urban development on the planet.
Two shipments of Dove satellites never made it to orbit in recent months, but the company says it hasn't been unduly slowed down in its quest to map the world.
Smoke from two massive explosions that rocked the Chinese port city of Tianjin on Wednesday (Aug. 12) floated east over the Bohai Sea before heading south toward the Shangdong Peninsula, NASA satellite images reveal.
As a suitably impressive follow-up to the new “blue marble” image of our world released in July, today NASA shared a gorgeous animation created from pictures captured by NOAA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) spacecraft.
Views from around the world: Downpours pick up as the atmosphere warms and a star-shape fort is captured from space. Plus: Is the new Bay Bridge shaky?
Silicon Valley data scientists are teaming up with conservationists to predict where and when the planet's jungles will be cut down.
The Aral Sea is shrinking, leaving a dried-up white lakebed where there used to be blue water. But in the eyes of a radar satellite, the sea's shores look like a colorful abstract painting.
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