Breakup at Brunt

Breakup at Brunt

A large iceberg finally split from the Antarctic ice shelf, but another piece stubbornly hangs on.

Published Mar 2, 2021

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Himalayas, Near and Far

Himalayas, Near and Far

Two astronauts. Two clear days. Two gorgeous views around the roof of the world.

Published Mar 4, 2021

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Japan at Night

Japan at Night

The contrast of the bright lights against the dark landscape makes this a favorite astronaut photo.

Published Feb 28, 2021

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A Long-Ago Lake Amid the Dunes

A Long-Ago Lake Amid the Dunes

The modern oasis of Jubbah sits within the wind shadow of historic mountains and the basin of an ancient lakebed.

Published Mar 2, 2021

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River Colors are Changing

River Colors are Changing

In the past 35 years, one third of large rivers in the United States have changed their dominant color, often due to sediments or algae.

Published Feb 26, 2021

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