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NASA's EPIC view spots flashes on Earth

One million miles from Earth, a NASA camera is capturing unexpected flashes of light reflecting off our planet. The homeward-facing instrument on NOAA's Deep Space Climate Observatory, or DSCOVR, launched in 2015, caught ...

dateMay 15, 2017 in Space Exploration
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Video: Sizing up floods from space

Floods are the deadliest, most frequent, and most expensive natural disasters in the U.S. and in the world. Because floods are difficult to predict, often cover wide areas, and can last for days, emergency responders and ...

dateMay 09, 2017 in Space Exploration
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Image: Saturn's hexagonal polar jet stream

Saturn's hexagonal polar jet stream is the shining feature of almost every view of the north polar region of Saturn. The region, in shadow for the first part of the Cassini mission, now enjoys full sunlight, which enables ...

dateMay 09, 2017 in Space Exploration
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