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Topography of Earth's moon generated from data NASA's LRO, with the gravity anomalies bordering the Procellarum region superimposed in blue. The border structures are shown using gravity gradients calculated with data from NASA's GRAIL mission.
Topography of Earth's moon generated from data NASA's LRO, with the gravity anomalies bordering the Procellarum region superimposed in blue. The border structures are shown using gravity gradients calculated with data from NASA's GRAIL mission.

Gravity Gradients Frame Oceanus Procellarum

Topography of Earth's moon generated from data NASA's LRO, with the gravity anomalies bordering the Procellarum region superimposed in blue. The border structures are shown using gravity gradients calculated with data from NASA's GRAIL mission.

Target: Moon
Mission: Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL), Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)
Instrument: Lunar Orbit Laser Altimeter
ID#: PIA18822
Added: 2014-10-01

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Gravity Gradients Frame Oceanus Procellarum

Topography of Earth's moon generated from data NASA's LRO, with the gravity anomalies bordering the Procellarum region superimposed in blue. The border structures are shown using gravity gradients calculated with data from NASA's GRAIL mission.

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A view of Earth's moon looking south across Oceanus Procellarum, representing how the western border structures may have looked while active. This image combines gravity gradient from NASA's GRAIL and LRO.
A view of Earth's moon looking south across Oceanus Procellarum, representing how the western border structures may have looked while active. This image combines gravity gradient from NASA's GRAIL and LRO.

On the West Coast of the Ocean of Storms (Artist's Concept)

A view of Earth's moon looking south across Oceanus Procellarum, representing how the western border structures may have looked while active. This image combines gravity gradient from NASA's GRAIL and LRO.

Target: Moon
Mission: Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL), Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)
Instrument: Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (WAC), Lunar Orbit Laser Altimeter
ID#: PIA18821
Added: 2014-10-01

Views: 826

On the West Coast of the Ocean of Storms (Artist's Concept)

A view of Earth's moon looking south across Oceanus Procellarum, representing how the western border structures may have looked while active. This image combines gravity gradient from NASA's GRAIL and LRO.

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This image from NASA's European Jason-2 satellite shows Kelvin waves of high sea level (red/yellow) crossing the Pacific Ocean at the equator. The waves can be related to El Niño events.
This image from NASA's European Jason-2 satellite shows Kelvin waves of high sea level (red/yellow) crossing the Pacific Ocean at the equator. The waves can be related to El Niño events.

The Fickle El Niño of 2014

This image from NASA's European Jason-2 satellite shows Kelvin waves of high sea level (red/yellow) crossing the Pacific Ocean at the equator. The waves can be related to El Niño events.

Target: Earth
Mission: OSTM/Jason-2
Spacecraft: OSTM/Jason-2
Instrument: Altimeter
ID#: PIA17809
Added: 2014-09-22

Views: 649

The Fickle El Niño of 2014

This image from NASA's European Jason-2 satellite shows Kelvin waves of high sea level (red/yellow) crossing the Pacific Ocean at the equator. The waves can be related to El Niño events.

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This map of Mars indicates locations of new craters that have excavated ice (blue) and those that have not (red). Albedo information comes from NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter, and the map comes from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor orbiter.
This map of Mars indicates locations of new craters that have excavated ice (blue) and those that have not (red). Albedo information comes from NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter, and the map comes from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor orbiter.

Locations of Ice-Exposing Fresh Craters on Mars

This map of Mars indicates locations of new craters that have excavated ice (blue) and those that have not (red). Albedo information comes from NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter, and the map comes from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor orbiter.

Target: Mars
Mission: 2001 Mars Odyssey, Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Spacecraft: 2001 Mars Odyssey, Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Instrument: Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter, Thermal Emission Imaging System
ID#: PIA17609
Added: 2013-12-10

Views: 1004

Locations of Ice-Exposing Fresh Craters on Mars

This map of Mars indicates locations of new craters that have excavated ice (blue) and those that have not (red). Albedo information comes from NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter, and the map comes from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor orbiter.

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This pair of maps based on albedo information from NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter and topographical information from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor orbiter indicates locations of confirmed sites of recurrent slope linea on Mars.
This pair of maps based on albedo information from NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter and topographical information from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor orbiter indicates locations of confirmed sites of recurrent slope linea on Mars.

Maps of Recurrent Slope Linea Markings on Mars

This pair of maps based on albedo information from NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter and topographical information from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor orbiter indicates locations of confirmed sites of recurrent slope linea on Mars.

Target: Mars
Mission: 2001 Mars Odyssey, Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Spacecraft: 2001 Mars Odyssey, Mars Global Surveyor Orbiter
Instrument: Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter, Thermal Emission Imaging System
ID#: PIA17607
Added: 2013-12-10

Views: 1539

Maps of Recurrent Slope Linea Markings on Mars

This pair of maps based on albedo information from NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter and topographical information from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor orbiter indicates locations of confirmed sites of recurrent slope linea on Mars.

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New data from NASA's Jason-2 satellite show near-normal sea surface heights in the equatorial Pacific Ocean persisting for a 16th straight month.
New data from NASA's Jason-2 satellite show near-normal sea surface heights in the equatorial Pacific Ocean persisting for a 16th straight month.

'La Nada' Climate Pattern Lingers in the Pacific

New data from NASA's Jason-2 satellite show near-normal sea surface heights in the equatorial Pacific Ocean persisting for a 16th straight month.

Target: Earth
Mission: OSTM/Jason-2
Spacecraft: OSTM/Jason-2
Instrument: Altimeter
ID#: PIA17454
Added: 2013-09-09

Views: 5240

'La Nada' Climate Pattern Lingers in the Pacific

New data from NASA's Jason-2 satellite show near-normal sea surface heights in the equatorial Pacific Ocean persisting for a 16th straight month.

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InSight will study the Red Planet's interior to advance understanding of the processes that formed and shaped the rocky planets.
InSight will study the Red Planet's interior to advance understanding of the processes that formed and shaped the rocky planets.

Landing Area Narrowed for 2016 InSight Mission to Mars

InSight will study the Red Planet's interior to advance understanding of the processes that formed and shaped the rocky planets.

Target: Mars
Mission: InSight, Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Spacecraft: Mars Global Surveyor Orbiter
Instrument: Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter
ID#: PIA17357
Added: 2013-09-04

Views: 8584

Landing Area Narrowed for 2016 InSight Mission to Mars

InSight will study the Red Planet's interior to advance understanding of the processes that formed and shaped the rocky planets.

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The latest image of sea surface heights in the Pacific Ocean from NASA's Jason-2 satellite shows that the equatorial Pacific Ocean is now in its 10th month of being locked in what some call a neutral, or 'La Nada' state.
The latest image of sea surface heights in the Pacific Ocean from NASA's Jason-2 satellite shows that the equatorial Pacific Ocean is now in its 10th month of being locked in what some call a neutral, or 'La Nada' state.

Pacific Locked in 'La Nada' Limbo

The latest image of sea surface heights in the Pacific Ocean from NASA's Jason-2 satellite shows that the equatorial Pacific Ocean is now in its 10th month of being locked in what some call a neutral, or 'La Nada' state.

Target: Earth
Mission: OSTM/Jason-2
Spacecraft: OSTM/Jason-2
Instrument: Altimeter
ID#: PIA16787
Added: 2013-02-06

Views: 1684

Pacific Locked in 'La Nada' Limbo

The latest image of sea surface heights in the Pacific Ocean from NASA's Jason-2 satellite shows that the equatorial Pacific Ocean is now in its 10th month of being locked in what some call a neutral, or 'La Nada' state.

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This map of one side of the moon shows the location of some of the giant dikes identified by NASA's GRAIL mission.
This map of one side of the moon shows the location of some of the giant dikes identified by NASA's GRAIL mission.

Moon Dike Map

This map of one side of the moon shows the location of some of the giant dikes identified by NASA's GRAIL mission.

Target: Moon
Mission: Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL), Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)
Spacecraft: GRAIL
Instrument: Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter
ID#: PIA16584
Added: 2012-12-05

Views: 2260

Moon Dike Map

This map of one side of the moon shows the location of some of the giant dikes identified by NASA's GRAIL mission.

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This figure shows changes in global mean sea level as measured by satellite altimetry (NASA/CNES Topex/Poseidon and Jason-1; and NASA/CNES/NOAA/EUMETSAT Jason-2) between 1992 to 2012.
This figure shows changes in global mean sea level as measured by satellite altimetry (NASA/CNES Topex/Poseidon and Jason-1; and NASA/CNES/NOAA/EUMETSAT Jason-2) between 1992 to 2012.

After Brief Dip, Global Mean Sea Level Resumes Climb

This figure shows changes in global mean sea level as measured by satellite altimetry (NASA/CNES Topex/Poseidon and Jason-1; and NASA/CNES/NOAA/EUMETSAT Jason-2) between 1992 to 2012.

Target: Earth
Mission: Jason-1 (Topex/Poseidon), OSTM/Jason-2
Spacecraft: Jason-1 (TOPEX/Poseidon), OSTM/Jason-2
Instrument: Altimeter
ID#: PIA16294
Added: 2012-10-17

Views: 2985

After Brief Dip, Global Mean Sea Level Resumes Climb

This figure shows changes in global mean sea level as measured by satellite altimetry (NASA/CNES Topex/Poseidon and Jason-1; and NASA/CNES/NOAA/EUMETSAT Jason-2) between 1992 to 2012.

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Gale Crater on Mars, where NASA's Curiosity rover is set to land, belongs to a family of large, very old craters shown here on this elevation map. The data come from the Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter instrument on NASA's Mars Global Surveyor.
Gale Crater on Mars, where NASA's Curiosity rover is set to land, belongs to a family of large, very old craters shown here on this elevation map. The data come from the Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter instrument on NASA's Mars Global Surveyor.

Gale Crater is Low on Mars

Gale Crater on Mars, where NASA's Curiosity rover is set to land, belongs to a family of large, very old craters shown here on this elevation map. The data come from the Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter instrument on NASA's Mars Global Surveyor.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Spacecraft: Curiosity
Instrument: Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter
ID#: PIA15958
Added: 2012-08-02

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Gale Crater is Low on Mars

Gale Crater on Mars, where NASA's Curiosity rover is set to land, belongs to a family of large, very old craters shown here on this elevation map. The data come from the Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter instrument on NASA's Mars Global Surveyor.

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This radargram profile from ESA's Mars Express and NASA's Mars Global Surveyor orbiter shows data from the subsurface of Mars in the ice-rich north polar plateau of Mars.
This radargram profile from ESA's Mars Express and NASA's Mars Global Surveyor orbiter shows data from the subsurface of Mars in the ice-rich north polar plateau of Mars.

Radargram of Mars North Polar Plateau from Mars Express

This radargram profile from ESA's Mars Express and NASA's Mars Global Surveyor orbiter shows data from the subsurface of Mars in the ice-rich north polar plateau of Mars.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Express (MEX), Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Spacecraft: Mars Express Orbiter, Mars Global Surveyor Orbiter
Instrument: Mars Advanced Radar for Subsurface and Ionospheric Sounding (MARSIS), Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter
ID#: PIA15117
Added: 2011-12-19

Views: 3169

Radargram of Mars North Polar Plateau from Mars Express

This radargram profile from ESA's Mars Express and NASA's Mars Global Surveyor orbiter shows data from the subsurface of Mars in the ice-rich north polar plateau of Mars.

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Color coding in this image of Mars represents differences in elevation, measured by NASA's Mars Global Surveyor. While surface liquid water is rare and ephermal on modern Mars.
Color coding in this image of Mars represents differences in elevation, measured by NASA's Mars Global Surveyor. While surface liquid water is rare and ephermal on modern Mars.

Topography of Mars

Color coding in this image of Mars represents differences in elevation, measured by NASA's Mars Global Surveyor. While surface liquid water is rare and ephermal on modern Mars.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Spacecraft: Mars Global Surveyor Orbiter
Instrument: Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter
ID#: PIA15094
Added: 2011-11-21

Views: 3548

Topography of Mars

Color coding in this image of Mars represents differences in elevation, measured by NASA's Mars Global Surveyor. While surface liquid water is rare and ephermal on modern Mars.

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This oblique view of Gale crater shows the landing site and the mound of layered rocks that NASA's Mars Science Laboratory will investigate. The landing site is in the smooth area in front of the mound.
This oblique view of Gale crater shows the landing site and the mound of layered rocks that NASA's Mars Science Laboratory will investigate. The landing site is in the smooth area in front of the mound.

Canyons on Mountain Inside Gale Crater

This oblique view of Gale crater shows the landing site and the mound of layered rocks that NASA's Mars Science Laboratory will investigate. The landing site is in the smooth area in front of the mound.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Spacecraft: 2001 Mars Odyssey, Mars Global Surveyor Orbiter, Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Instrument: Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter, Thermal Emission Imaging System
ID#: PIA14295
Added: 2011-07-22

Views: 5136

Canyons on Mountain Inside Gale Crater

This oblique view of Gale crater shows the landing site and the mound of layered rocks that NASA's Mars Science Laboratory will investigate. The landing site is in the smooth area in front of the mound.

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This oblique, southward-looking view of Gale crater shows the mound of layered rocks that NASA's Mars Science Laboratory will investigate. The mission's selected landing site is just north of the mound inside the crater.
This oblique, southward-looking view of Gale crater shows the mound of layered rocks that NASA's Mars Science Laboratory will investigate. The mission's selected landing site is just north of the mound inside the crater.

Context of Curiosity Landing Site in Gale Crater

This oblique, southward-looking view of Gale crater shows the mound of layered rocks that NASA's Mars Science Laboratory will investigate. The mission's selected landing site is just north of the mound inside the crater.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Spacecraft: 2001 Mars Odyssey, Mars Global Surveyor Orbiter, Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Instrument: Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter, Thermal Emission Imaging System
ID#: PIA14294
Added: 2011-07-22

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Context of Curiosity Landing Site in Gale Crater

This oblique, southward-looking view of Gale crater shows the mound of layered rocks that NASA's Mars Science Laboratory will investigate. The mission's selected landing site is just north of the mound inside the crater.

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This computer-generated view depicts part of Mars at the boundary between darkness and daylight, with an area including Gale Crater beginning to catch morning light. NASA has selected Gale as the landing site for the Mars Science Laboratory mission.
This computer-generated view depicts part of Mars at the boundary between darkness and daylight, with an area including Gale Crater beginning to catch morning light. NASA has selected Gale as the landing site for the Mars Science Laboratory mission.

Daybreak at Gale Crater

This computer-generated view depicts part of Mars at the boundary between darkness and daylight, with an area including Gale Crater beginning to catch morning light. NASA has selected Gale as the landing site for the Mars Science Laboratory mission.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Spacecraft: Mars Global Surveyor Orbiter
Instrument: Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter
ID#: PIA14293
Added: 2011-07-22

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Daybreak at Gale Crater

This computer-generated view depicts part of Mars at the boundary between darkness and daylight, with an area including Gale Crater beginning to catch morning light. NASA has selected Gale as the landing site for the Mars Science Laboratory mission.

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This computer-generated view based on multiple orbital observations shows Mars' Gale crater as if seen from an aircraft northwest of the crater. NASA has selected Gale as the landing site for the Mars Science Laboratory mission.
This computer-generated view based on multiple orbital observations shows Mars' Gale crater as if seen from an aircraft northwest of the crater. NASA has selected Gale as the landing site for the Mars Science Laboratory mission.

Oblique view of Gale Crater from the Northwest

This computer-generated view based on multiple orbital observations shows Mars' Gale crater as if seen from an aircraft northwest of the crater. NASA has selected Gale as the landing site for the Mars Science Laboratory mission.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Spacecraft: 2001 Mars Odyssey, Mars Global Surveyor Orbiter, Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Instrument: Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter, Thermal Emission Imaging System
ID#: PIA14292
Added: 2011-07-22

Views: 6059

Oblique view of Gale Crater from the Northwest

This computer-generated view based on multiple orbital observations shows Mars' Gale crater as if seen from an aircraft northwest of the crater. NASA has selected Gale as the landing site for the Mars Science Laboratory mission.

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The latest image of Pacific Ocean sea surface heights from the NASA's OSTIM/Jason-2 oceanography satellite, on June 11, 2010, shows that Pacific has switched from warm (red) to cold (blue) during the last few months.
The latest image of Pacific Ocean sea surface heights from the NASA's OSTIM/Jason-2 oceanography satellite, on June 11, 2010, shows that Pacific has switched from warm (red) to cold (blue) during the last few months.

La Niña's Exit Leaves Climate Forecasts in Limbo

The latest image of Pacific Ocean sea surface heights from the NASA's OSTIM/Jason-2 oceanography satellite, on June 11, 2010, shows that Pacific has switched from warm (red) to cold (blue) during the last few months.

Target: Earth
Mission: OSTM/Jason-2
Spacecraft: OSTM/Jason-2
Instrument: Altimeter
ID#: PIA14383
Added: 2011-07-06

Views: 3892

La Niña's Exit Leaves Climate Forecasts in Limbo

The latest image of Pacific Ocean sea surface heights from the NASA's OSTIM/Jason-2 oceanography satellite, on June 11, 2010, shows that Pacific has switched from warm (red) to cold (blue) during the last few months.

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This computer-generated view based on multiple orbital observations shows Mars' Gale crater. NASA is considering Gale as a possible landing site for the Mars Science Laboratory mission.
This computer-generated view based on multiple orbital observations shows Mars' Gale crater. NASA is considering Gale as a possible landing site for the Mars Science Laboratory mission.

Oblique view of Gale Crater from the North

This computer-generated view based on multiple orbital observations shows Mars' Gale crater. NASA is considering Gale as a possible landing site for the Mars Science Laboratory mission.

Target: Mars
Mission: 2001 Mars Odyssey, Mars Global Surveyor (MGS), Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Spacecraft: 2001 Mars Odyssey, Mars Global Surveyor Orbiter
Instrument: Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter, Thermal Emission Imaging System
ID#: PIA14291
Added: 2011-07-06

Views: 5884

Oblique view of Gale Crater from the North

This computer-generated view based on multiple orbital observations shows Mars' Gale crater. NASA is considering Gale as a possible landing site for the Mars Science Laboratory mission.

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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor and Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows the context for orbital observations of exposed rocks that had been buried on Mars. The area is dominated by the Huygens crater, which is about the size of Wisconsin.
This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor and Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows the context for orbital observations of exposed rocks that had been buried on Mars. The area is dominated by the Huygens crater, which is about the size of Wisconsin.

Nature's Drilling Exposes Deeply Buried Minerals

This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor and Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows the context for orbital observations of exposed rocks that had been buried on Mars. The area is dominated by the Huygens crater, which is about the size of Wisconsin.

Target: Mars
Mission: 2001 Mars Odyssey, Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Spacecraft: 2001 Mars Odyssey, Mars Global Surveyor Orbiter
Instrument: Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter, Thermal Emission Imaging System
ID#: PIA13801
Added: 2011-03-08

Views: 3190

Nature's Drilling Exposes Deeply Buried Minerals

This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor and Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows the context for orbital observations of exposed rocks that had been buried on Mars. The area is dominated by the Huygens crater, which is about the size of Wisconsin.

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This view of Lyot Crater is a combined mapping by NASA's Project Viking with elevation information from Mars Global Surveyor showing at least one of the nine craters in the northern lowlands of Mars with exposures of hydrated minerals detected from orbit.
This view of Lyot Crater is a combined mapping by NASA's Project Viking with elevation information from Mars Global Surveyor showing at least one of the nine craters in the northern lowlands of Mars with exposures of hydrated minerals detected from orbit.

Hydrated Minerals Exposed at Lyot, Northern Mars

This view of Lyot Crater is a combined mapping by NASA's Project Viking with elevation information from Mars Global Surveyor showing at least one of the nine craters in the northern lowlands of Mars with exposures of hydrated minerals detected from orbit.

Target: Mars
Mission: Viking, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Spacecraft: Viking Orbiter, Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Instrument: Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter
ID#: PIA13215
Added: 2010-06-24

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Hydrated Minerals Exposed at Lyot, Northern Mars

This view of Lyot Crater is a combined mapping by NASA's Project Viking with elevation information from Mars Global Surveyor showing at least one of the nine craters in the northern lowlands of Mars with exposures of hydrated minerals detected from orbit.

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This image from NASA's European Ocean Surface Topography Mission/Jason-2 shows that the moderate El Niño of the past year has officially bowed out, leaving his cool sibling, La Niña, poised to potentially take the equatorial stage.
This image from NASA's European Ocean Surface Topography Mission/Jason-2 shows that the moderate El Niño of the past year has officially bowed out, leaving his cool sibling, La Niña, poised to potentially take the equatorial stage.

Adios El Niño, Hello La Niña?

This image from NASA's European Ocean Surface Topography Mission/Jason-2 shows that the moderate El Niño of the past year has officially bowed out, leaving his cool sibling, La Niña, poised to potentially take the equatorial stage.

Target: Earth
Mission: OSTM/Jason-2
Spacecraft: OSTM/Jason-2
Instrument: Altimeter
ID#: PIA13211
Added: 2010-06-22

Views: 3455

Adios El Niño, Hello La Niña?

This image from NASA's European Ocean Surface Topography Mission/Jason-2 shows that the moderate El Niño of the past year has officially bowed out, leaving his cool sibling, La Niña, poised to potentially take the equatorial stage.

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This image, combining data from two instruments aboard NASA's Mars Global Surveyor, depicts an orbital view of the north polar region of Mars. To the right of center, a large canyon, Chasma Boreale, almost bisects the white ice cap.
This image, combining data from two instruments aboard NASA's Mars Global Surveyor, depicts an orbital view of the north polar region of Mars. To the right of center, a large canyon, Chasma Boreale, almost bisects the white ice cap.

Northern Ice Cap of Mars

This image, combining data from two instruments aboard NASA's Mars Global Surveyor, depicts an orbital view of the north polar region of Mars. To the right of center, a large canyon, Chasma Boreale, almost bisects the white ice cap.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Spacecraft: Mars Global Surveyor Orbiter
Instrument: Mars Orbiter Camera, Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter
ID#: PIA13163
Added: 2010-05-26

Views: 4843

Northern Ice Cap of Mars

This image, combining data from two instruments aboard NASA's Mars Global Surveyor, depicts an orbital view of the north polar region of Mars. To the right of center, a large canyon, Chasma Boreale, almost bisects the white ice cap.

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Recent sea-level height data from NASA's Jason-2 oceanography satellite show a weakening of trade winds in western and central equatorial Pacific during late-January through February has triggered yet another strong, eastward-moving Kelvin wave.
Recent sea-level height data from NASA's Jason-2 oceanography satellite show a weakening of trade winds in western and central equatorial Pacific during late-January through February has triggered yet another strong, eastward-moving Kelvin wave.

El Niño's Last Stand?

Recent sea-level height data from NASA's Jason-2 oceanography satellite show a weakening of trade winds in western and central equatorial Pacific during late-January through February has triggered yet another strong, eastward-moving Kelvin wave.

Target: Earth
Mission: OSTM/Jason-2
Spacecraft: OSTM/Jason-2
Instrument: Altimeter
ID#: PIA12962
Added: 2010-03-16

Views: 3535

El Niño's Last Stand?

Recent sea-level height data from NASA's Jason-2 oceanography satellite show a weakening of trade winds in western and central equatorial Pacific during late-January through February has triggered yet another strong, eastward-moving Kelvin wave.

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The most recent sea-level height data from the NASA/European Ocean Surface Topography Mission/Jason-2 oceanography satellite show the continued eastward progression of a strong wave of warm water, known as a Kelvin wave, now approaching South America.
The most recent sea-level height data from the NASA/European Ocean Surface Topography Mission/Jason-2 oceanography satellite show the continued eastward progression of a strong wave of warm water, known as a Kelvin wave, now approaching South America.

El Niño Surges; Warm Kelvin Wave Headed for South America

The most recent sea-level height data from the NASA/European Ocean Surface Topography Mission/Jason-2 oceanography satellite show the continued eastward progression of a strong wave of warm water, known as a Kelvin wave, now approaching South America.

Target: Earth
Mission: OSTM/Jason-2
Spacecraft: OSTM/Jason-2
Instrument: Altimeter
ID#: PIA12404
Added: 2009-12-17

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El Niño Surges; Warm Kelvin Wave Headed for South America

The most recent sea-level height data from the NASA/European Ocean Surface Topography Mission/Jason-2 oceanography satellite show the continued eastward progression of a strong wave of warm water, known as a Kelvin wave, now approaching South America.

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