News tagged with terra satellite

NASA image: Reading the alphabet from space

NASA's Earth Observatory has tracked down images resembling all 26 letters of the English alphabet using only NASA satellite imagery and astronaut photography. In this image, the letter 'Y' is for yardangs, elongated landforms ...

dateJan 01, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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NASA analyzes record-breaking Hurricane Patricia

NASA satellites and instruments have been monitoring the record-breaking Hurricane Patricia as it rapidly intensified off the southwestern coast of Mexico on October 23. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP saw frigid cloud top temperatures, ...

dateOct 23, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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NASA satellite sees Typhoon Champi elongating

Typhoon Champi appeared to be the victim of vertical wind shear in infrared imagery from NASA's Terra satellite. Champi has become elongated while moving through the western North Pacific Ocean and is expected to become extra-tropical ...

dateOct 23, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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