A commercial satellite capable of taking high-resolution images from space was launched Friday from a military base along the California coast.
Areas hit by Italy's 6.5-magnitude quake displaced the ground by up to 70 centimetres (27.5 inches), Italian scientists reported on Tuesday.
Part of Nepal including its capital city, Kathmandu, and the Himalayan foothills are pictured in this satellite image.
The National Hurricane Center or NHC called Nicole an "extremely dangerous closing in on Bermuda" on Oct. 13. NASA's Aqua satellite captured a visible image of Nicole as it was approaching the island.
Tropical Depression Area, formerly known as 22W continued on a western track and entered the South China Sea as NASA's Aqua satellite captured a visible image of the storm.
Tropical Depression 22W has formed northeast of the northern Philippines and NASA's Aqua satellite captured a visible image of the storm.
Tropical Storm Chaba moved into the Sea of Japan as NASA's Aqua satellite passed overhead and captured a visible picture of the storm as it was becoming extra-tropical and affected by wind shear.
Part of the Anti-Atlas mountains bordering the Sahara Desert in western Algeria is pictured in this satellite image.
A wildfire burning at a central California Air Force base on Sunday forced the postponement of a satellite launch, officials said.
NASA's Aqua satellite provided a visible image of Super Typhoon Meranti as it continued to move toward Taiwan and the northern Philippines.