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Earth Day 2019: These amazing NASA images show Earth from above
NASA is celebrating Earth Day today (April 22), sharing really incredible Earth photographs from satellites, planes and missions of deep outer space.
Space.com has chosen 10 of our favorite views from the NASA Earth Day Gallery and theirs here. For even more amazing NASA Earth photos, you can find a whole collection of NASA photos that you can find here.
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The Ice Mountains in Antarctica
While NASA is known for its space missions, the agency is also devoting its time and resources to studying the planet Earth. Operation IceBridge monitors Arctic and Antarctic flying exploratory airplanes using polar ice. NASA's P-3 Aviation Laboratory on November 27, 201
3, when the plane flew through Mount Pero, part of the Trans-Antarctic Mountains, On the east to the west through Antarctica.
"The cloud of anvil on Africa"
Hovering above a layer of fluffy popcorn the clouds over Africa, are large Cumulonimbus clouds that look like a huge water vapor rack.This image was captured by a crew member of the expedition of the 16th International Space Station. Due to its form, this type of cloud formation is often called "arrangement on an anvil".
Cold sea ice
The aerial survey performed by NASA IceBridge on November 5, 2014, shows the distribution of ice on the sea of Bellingshausen, located on the west side of the Antarctic Peninsula. "The ice block on the right side of the image is old, thicker and was once annexed to the Antarctic ice sheet," NASA officials said in a statement. "By the time that this image was acquired, the ice broke down to form an iceberg."
NASA Terra conquered satellites these wavy features that shone in the desert of Rub al-Hali December 5, 2005. This is one of the largest sandy deserts. in the world, and it covers about one third of the Arabian Peninsula, including Oman, Yemen and the United Arab Emirates.
When the waters of the Caribbean are chilli between these islands, the water gets a uniform darker shade of blue in deeper parts channels This photo shows several small island kay in the Exuma area of the Bahamas and was taken by an expedition astronaut to the International Space Station on July 19, 2015.