News tagged with terra satellite

NASA sees Hurricane Lane punched in the eye

Powerful thunderstorms wrapped tightly around Hurricane Lane's center as it continued moving through the eastern Pacific Ocean. When NASA's Terra satellite passed over Lane it captured a close-up view of ...

dateSep 18, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Manhattan-sized ice island heads out to sea

Remember that enormous slab of ice that broke off Greenland's Petermann Glacier back in July? It's now on its way out to sea, a little bit smaller than it was a couple of months ago—but not much. At aro ...

dateSep 18, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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NASA sees Hurricane Leslie's eye close

Hurricane Leslie appeared to "close its eye" on NASA satellite imagery as the storm heads east of Bermuda, like a little girl shutting her eyes tight on a wild amusement ride. Often when an eye becomes cloud-filled, ...

dateSep 07, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Typhoon Tembin forms fast in Philippines

NASA's Terra satellite captured the newest Typhoon in the western North Pacific Ocean, Tembin, as it moves parallel to Luzon, Philippines. Warm waters were the trigger in rapid intensification of the typhoon.

dateAug 21, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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