All

Features

Left
An Aura of Success

An Aura of Success

On the 10th anniversary of the launch of NASA's Aura spacecraft, we offer 10 examples of how the satellite has changed our view of dust, pollution, aerosols, and ozone in our atmosphere. Read more

A Clearer View of Hazy Skies

A Clearer View of Hazy Skies

Industrialization has brought incredible societal advances and difficult pollution problems. From space, we can see skies clearing in some regions and darkening in others. The thin blue line of our atmosphere is still quite vulnerable. Read more

Coastline Change

Coastline Change

The shoreline of Cape Cod provides a visual case study in the evolution and dynamic motion of barrier islands and spits. Read more

Exploring America’s National Parks

Exploring America’s National Parks

The United States has set aside nearly 84 million acres of historic and scenic land in its national parks system. In celebration of National Park Week, here are satellite views of ten of those national treasures. Read more

Notes from the Field: South Pacific Bio-optics Cruise 2014

Notes from the Field: South Pacific Bio-optics Cruise 2014

Field data necessary for validating ocean color satellite data are sparse in many regions of the ocean. NASA scientists will travel over much of the South Pacific between March and May 2014 to fill in this data gap. Read more

Right
All

Natural Hazards

Left
Image of the Day Typhoon Rammasun Making Landfall in ChinaJuly 18, 2014
Typhoon Rammasun Making Landfall in China
Image of the Day Typhoon Rammasun Drenches PhilippinesJuly 15, 2014
Typhoon Rammasun Drenches Philippines
Image of the Day Typhoon Neoguri in MoonlightJuly 9, 2014
Typhoon Neoguri in Moonlight
Typhoon NeoguriJuly 8, 2014
Typhoon Neoguri
Image of the Day Groundwater Deficit Out WestJuly 7, 2014
Groundwater Deficit Out West
Image of the Day Smoke from Canada Moves SouthJuly 7, 2014
Smoke from Canada Moves South
Image of the Day Typhoon NeoguriJuly 7, 2014
Typhoon Neoguri
Image of the Day Hurricane ArthurJuly 2, 2014
Hurricane Arthur
Tropical Storm ArthurJuly 2, 2014
Tropical Storm Arthur
Image of the Day Saharan Dust on the MoveJune 24, 2014
Saharan Dust on the Move
Image of the Day The Golden-Brown StateJune 24, 2014
The Golden-Brown State
Image of the Day Severe Tornadoes near Pilger, NebraskaJune 21, 2014
Severe Tornadoes near Pilger, Nebraska
Right
ERN

World of Change

Satellite images showing how our world— forests, oceans, cities, even the Sun— has changed in recent decades.
Read more

Blue Marble

Composite satellite images of the entire Earth.
Read more

Earth at Night

The night side of Earth twinkles with light in these composite global and regional views.
Read more

Experiments

Hands-on educational activities.
Read more

Visible Earth

A catalog of NASA images and animations of our home planet.
Read more

NASA Earth Observations

View, download, and analyze imagery of Earth science data.
Read more

NASA Global Climate Change

Vital signs of the planet.
Read more

Earth Science Picture of the Day

Photos of Earth processes and phenomena.
Read more