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This trio of images depicts satellite observations of declining water storage in California as seen by NASA's Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment satellites in June 2002 (left), June 2008 (center) and June 2014 (right).
This trio of images depicts satellite observations of declining water storage in California as seen by NASA's Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment satellites in June 2002 (left), June 2008 (center) and June 2014 (right).

NASA's GRACE Sees a Drying California

This trio of images depicts satellite observations of declining water storage in California as seen by NASA's Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment satellites in June 2002 (left), June 2008 (center) and June 2014 (right).

Target: Earth
Mission: Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE)
Spacecraft: GRACE Satellite
Instrument: K-Band Ranging System
ID#: PIA18816
Added: 2014-10-01

Views: 17

NASA's GRACE Sees a Drying California

This trio of images depicts satellite observations of declining water storage in California as seen by NASA's Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment satellites in June 2002 (left), June 2008 (center) and June 2014 (right).

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This image shows NASA's OCO-2 measurements of carbon dioxide levels over Pasadena and the northern Los Angeles basin on Sept. 5, 2014. Each colored dot represents a single measurement of the greenhouse gas made during an overflight of the area.
This image shows NASA's OCO-2 measurements of carbon dioxide levels over Pasadena and the northern Los Angeles basin on Sept. 5, 2014. Each colored dot represents a single measurement of the greenhouse gas made during an overflight of the area.

Validating Carbon Dioxide Measurements from NASA's OCO-2 Over Los Angeles

This image shows NASA's OCO-2 measurements of carbon dioxide levels over Pasadena and the northern Los Angeles basin on Sept. 5, 2014. Each colored dot represents a single measurement of the greenhouse gas made during an overflight of the area.

Target: Earth
Mission: Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO-2)
Spacecraft: OCO-2 Observatory
Instrument: OCO-2
ID#: PIA18815
Added: 2014-10-01

Views: 23

Validating Carbon Dioxide Measurements from NASA's OCO-2 Over Los Angeles

This image shows NASA's OCO-2 measurements of carbon dioxide levels over Pasadena and the northern Los Angeles basin on Sept. 5, 2014. Each colored dot represents a single measurement of the greenhouse gas made during an overflight of the area.

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Since the end of August 2014, Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has been pouring out lava from a growing fissure. NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the flows have been accompanied by spectacular lava fountains.
Since the end of August 2014, Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has been pouring out lava from a growing fissure. NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the flows have been accompanied by spectacular lava fountains.

Iceland's Bardarbunga Volcano Imaged by NASA Spacecraft

Since the end of August 2014, Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has been pouring out lava from a growing fissure. NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the flows have been accompanied by spectacular lava fountains.

Target: Earth
Mission: Terra
Spacecraft: Terra
Instrument: Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER)
ID#: PIA18814
Added: 2014-09-25

Views: 49

Iceland's Bardarbunga Volcano Imaged by NASA Spacecraft

Since the end of August 2014, Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has been pouring out lava from a growing fissure. NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the flows have been accompanied by spectacular lava fountains.

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A site in the Crater Highlands of Tanzania reveals the difference between NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) digital elevation model data as originally released in 2004 (left) and as now released at full resolution in 2014 (right).
A site in the Crater Highlands of Tanzania reveals the difference between NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) digital elevation model data as originally released in 2004 (left) and as now released at full resolution in 2014 (right).

Tanzania Images Highlight Improvements in Full-Resolution SRTM Africa Data

A site in the Crater Highlands of Tanzania reveals the difference between NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) digital elevation model data as originally released in 2004 (left) and as now released at full resolution in 2014 (right).

Target: Earth
Mission: Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
Spacecraft: Space Shuttle Endeavour
Instrument: C-Band Radar, X-Band Radar
ID#: PIA18813
Added: 2014-09-24

Views: 41

Tanzania Images Highlight Improvements in Full-Resolution SRTM Africa Data

A site in the Crater Highlands of Tanzania reveals the difference between NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) digital elevation model data as originally released in 2004 (left) and as now released at full resolution in 2014 (right).

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This image from NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the Faroe Islands, an archipelago and autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark, comprising 18 major islands.
This image from NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the Faroe Islands, an archipelago and autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark, comprising 18 major islands.

Faroe Islands

This image from NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the Faroe Islands, an archipelago and autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark, comprising 18 major islands.

Target: Earth
Mission: Terra
Spacecraft: Terra
Instrument: Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER)
ID#: PIA18723
Added: 2014-09-24

Views: 40

Faroe Islands

This image from NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the Faroe Islands, an archipelago and autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark, comprising 18 major islands.

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On June 27, 2014, a new vent opened on Hawaii's Puu Oo vent, on the eastern flank of Kilauea volcano. NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the hot lava flow in white, extending about 11 miles (17 kilometers) from the vent.
On June 27, 2014, a new vent opened on Hawaii's Puu Oo vent, on the eastern flank of Kilauea volcano. NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the hot lava flow in white, extending about 11 miles (17 kilometers) from the vent.

Progress of Hawaii Lava Flow Tracked by NASA Spacecraft

On June 27, 2014, a new vent opened on Hawaii's Puu Oo vent, on the eastern flank of Kilauea volcano. NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the hot lava flow in white, extending about 11 miles (17 kilometers) from the vent.

Target: Earth
Mission: Terra
Spacecraft: Terra
Instrument: Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER)
ID#: PIA18812
Added: 2014-09-24

Views: 49

Progress of Hawaii Lava Flow Tracked by NASA Spacecraft

On June 27, 2014, a new vent opened on Hawaii's Puu Oo vent, on the eastern flank of Kilauea volcano. NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the hot lava flow in white, extending about 11 miles (17 kilometers) from the vent.

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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: 279

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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On Sept. 8, 2014, NASA's Earth Observing 1 spacecraft obtained this infrared image of Kilauea volcano, Hawaii, which has been in continuous eruption since 1983. New lava flows can be seen.
On Sept. 8, 2014, NASA's Earth Observing 1 spacecraft obtained this infrared image of Kilauea volcano, Hawaii, which has been in continuous eruption since 1983. New lava flows can be seen.

Hawaii Lava Threat Closely Monitored by NASA EO-1 Spacecraft

On Sept. 8, 2014, NASA's Earth Observing 1 spacecraft obtained this infrared image of Kilauea volcano, Hawaii, which has been in continuous eruption since 1983. New lava flows can be seen.

Target: Earth
Mission: Earth Observing-1 (EO-1)
Spacecraft: EO-1
Instrument: Advanced Land Imager (ALI)
ID#: PIA18211
Added: 2014-09-15

Views: 99

Hawaii Lava Threat Closely Monitored by NASA EO-1 Spacecraft

On Sept. 8, 2014, NASA's Earth Observing 1 spacecraft obtained this infrared image of Kilauea volcano, Hawaii, which has been in continuous eruption since 1983. New lava flows can be seen.

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This image from NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (P-K), which is the administrative, cultural, scientific and economic center of Kamchatka Krai, Russia on the Kamchatka Peninsula.
This image from NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (P-K), which is the administrative, cultural, scientific and economic center of Kamchatka Krai, Russia on the Kamchatka Peninsula.

Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia

This image from NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (P-K), which is the administrative, cultural, scientific and economic center of Kamchatka Krai, Russia on the Kamchatka Peninsula.

Target: Earth
Mission: Terra
Spacecraft: Terra
Instrument: Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER)
ID#: PIA18710
Added: 2014-09-11

Views: 91

Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia

This image from NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (P-K), which is the administrative, cultural, scientific and economic center of Kamchatka Krai, Russia on the Kamchatka Peninsula.

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On the night of Sept. 6, 2014 NASA's Earth Observing 1 (EO-1) spacecraft observed the ongoing eruption at Holuhraun, Iceland. Partially covered by clouds, this scene shows the extent of the lava flows that have been erupting.
On the night of Sept. 6, 2014 NASA's Earth Observing 1 (EO-1) spacecraft observed the ongoing eruption at Holuhraun, Iceland. Partially covered by clouds, this scene shows the extent of the lava flows that have been erupting.

Progress of Icelandic Lava Flows Charted by NASA's EO-1 Spacecraft

On the night of Sept. 6, 2014 NASA's Earth Observing 1 (EO-1) spacecraft observed the ongoing eruption at Holuhraun, Iceland. Partially covered by clouds, this scene shows the extent of the lava flows that have been erupting.

Target: Earth
Mission: Earth Observing-1 (EO-1)
Spacecraft: EO-1
Instrument: Advanced Land Imager (ALI)
ID#: PIA18802
Added: 2014-09-09

Views: 160

Progress of Icelandic Lava Flows Charted by NASA's EO-1 Spacecraft

On the night of Sept. 6, 2014 NASA's Earth Observing 1 (EO-1) spacecraft observed the ongoing eruption at Holuhraun, Iceland. Partially covered by clouds, this scene shows the extent of the lava flows that have been erupting.

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A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck southern Napa county northeast of San Francisco, California, on Aug. 24, 2014. NASA satellite data reveal ground defomation.
A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck southern Napa county northeast of San Francisco, California, on Aug. 24, 2014. NASA satellite data reveal ground defomation.

NASA Analyses of Global Positioning System Data and Italian Radar Satellite Data Reveal Napa Quake Ground Deformation

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck southern Napa county northeast of San Francisco, California, on Aug. 24, 2014. NASA satellite data reveal ground defomation.

Target: Earth
Mission: Advanced Rapid Imaging and Analysis (ARIA)
Spacecraft: COSMO-SkyMed Radar Satellite
Instrument: X-band Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar
ID#: PIA18798
Added: 2014-09-04

Views: 701

NASA Analyses of Global Positioning System Data and Italian Radar Satellite Data Reveal Napa Quake Ground Deformation

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck southern Napa county northeast of San Francisco, California, on Aug. 24, 2014. NASA satellite data reveal ground defomation.

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NASA's UAVSAR studies ground deformation after a magnitude 6.0 South Napa earthquake on August 24, 2014.
NASA's UAVSAR studies ground deformation after a magnitude 6.0 South Napa earthquake on August 24, 2014.

NASA's UAVSAR Studies Ground Deformation from Napa California Quake

NASA's UAVSAR studies ground deformation after a magnitude 6.0 South Napa earthquake on August 24, 2014.

Target: Earth
Mission: UAVSAR
Instrument: L-Band UAVSAR
ID#: PIA18801
Added: 2014-09-04

Views: 1065

NASA's UAVSAR Studies Ground Deformation from Napa California Quake

NASA's UAVSAR studies ground deformation after a magnitude 6.0 South Napa earthquake on August 24, 2014.

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This image shows Iceland's volcanic eruption monitored by NASA's EO-1 spacecraft. To the south is the edge of Dyngjujökull and to the north is the volcano called Askja.
This image shows Iceland's volcanic eruption monitored by NASA's EO-1 spacecraft. To the south is the edge of Dyngjujökull and to the north is the volcano called Askja.

Iceland Volcanic Eruption Monitored by NASA EO-1 Spacecraft

This image shows Iceland's volcanic eruption monitored by NASA's EO-1 spacecraft. To the south is the edge of Dyngjujökull and to the north is the volcano called Askja.

Target: Earth
Mission: Earth Observing-1 (EO-1)
Spacecraft: EO-1
Instrument: Advanced Land Imager (ALI), Hyperion Hyperspectral Imager
ID#: PIA18799
Added: 2014-09-03

Views: 143

Iceland Volcanic Eruption Monitored by NASA EO-1 Spacecraft

This image shows Iceland's volcanic eruption monitored by NASA's EO-1 spacecraft. To the south is the edge of Dyngjujökull and to the north is the volcano called Askja.

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A NASA-funded disaster decision support system, provided a number of rapid response map data products to decision makers at the California Earthquake Clearinghouse following its activation for the Aug. 24, 2014 magnitude 6.0 earthquake in Napa, California
A NASA-funded disaster decision support system, provided a number of rapid response map data products to decision makers at the California Earthquake Clearinghouse following its activation for the Aug. 24, 2014 magnitude 6.0 earthquake in Napa, California

NASA's E-DECIDER Rapid Disaster Decision Support Products

A NASA-funded disaster decision support system, provided a number of rapid response map data products to decision makers at the California Earthquake Clearinghouse following its activation for the Aug. 24, 2014 magnitude 6.0 earthquake in Napa, California

Target: Earth
Mission: E-DECIDER
ID#: PIA18797
Added: 2014-09-03

Views: 665

NASA's E-DECIDER Rapid Disaster Decision Support Products

A NASA-funded disaster decision support system, provided a number of rapid response map data products to decision makers at the California Earthquake Clearinghouse following its activation for the Aug. 24, 2014 magnitude 6.0 earthquake in Napa, California

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On the night of Sept. 1, 2014, NASA's Earth Observing 1 (EO-1) spacecraft observed the ongoing eruption at Holuhraun, Iceland. This false-color image that emphasizes the hottest areas of the vent and resulting lava flows.
On the night of Sept. 1, 2014, NASA's Earth Observing 1 (EO-1) spacecraft observed the ongoing eruption at Holuhraun, Iceland. This false-color image that emphasizes the hottest areas of the vent and resulting lava flows.

NASA Spacecraft Eyes Iceland Volcanic Eruption

On the night of Sept. 1, 2014, NASA's Earth Observing 1 (EO-1) spacecraft observed the ongoing eruption at Holuhraun, Iceland. This false-color image that emphasizes the hottest areas of the vent and resulting lava flows.

Target: Earth
Mission: Earth Observing-1 (EO-1)
Spacecraft: EO-1
Instrument: Advanced Land Imager (ALI)
ID#: PIA18796
Added: 2014-09-03

Views: 153

NASA Spacecraft Eyes Iceland Volcanic Eruption

On the night of Sept. 1, 2014, NASA's Earth Observing 1 (EO-1) spacecraft observed the ongoing eruption at Holuhraun, Iceland. This false-color image that emphasizes the hottest areas of the vent and resulting lava flows.

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In this image from NASA's Aqua satellite, the red areas seen by the MODIS instrument revealed that live fuel moisture had excessively dried up by more than 50 percent prior to the Rim Fire in August 2013.
In this image from NASA's Aqua satellite, the red areas seen by the MODIS instrument revealed that live fuel moisture had excessively dried up by more than 50 percent prior to the Rim Fire in August 2013.

2013 Yosemite Fire Assessed by NASA Satellite Data

In this image from NASA's Aqua satellite, the red areas seen by the MODIS instrument revealed that live fuel moisture had excessively dried up by more than 50 percent prior to the Rim Fire in August 2013.

Target: Earth
Mission: Aqua
Spacecraft: Aqua
Instrument: Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS)
ID#: PIA18795
Added: 2014-09-02

Views: 137

2013 Yosemite Fire Assessed by NASA Satellite Data

In this image from NASA's Aqua satellite, the red areas seen by the MODIS instrument revealed that live fuel moisture had excessively dried up by more than 50 percent prior to the Rim Fire in August 2013.

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The Surrogate robot ('Surge'), built at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA., is being developed in order to extend humanity's reach into hazardous environments to perform tasks such as using environmental test equipment.
The Surrogate robot ('Surge'), built at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA., is being developed in order to extend humanity's reach into hazardous environments to perform tasks such as using environmental test equipment.

Surrogate Robot

The Surrogate robot ('Surge'), built at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA., is being developed in order to extend humanity's reach into hazardous environments to perform tasks such as using environmental test equipment.

Target: Earth
ID#: PIA18667
Added: 2014-08-21

Views: 171

Surrogate Robot

The Surrogate robot ('Surge'), built at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA., is being developed in order to extend humanity's reach into hazardous environments to perform tasks such as using environmental test equipment.

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This image from NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the world's largest bauxite mine found near Weipa, Queensland, Australia. The rich aluminum deposits were first recognized on the end of the Cape York Peninsula in 1955, and mining began in 1960.
This image from NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the world's largest bauxite mine found near Weipa, Queensland, Australia. The rich aluminum deposits were first recognized on the end of the Cape York Peninsula in 1955, and mining began in 1960.

Weipa, Queensland, Australia

This image from NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the world's largest bauxite mine found near Weipa, Queensland, Australia. The rich aluminum deposits were first recognized on the end of the Cape York Peninsula in 1955, and mining began in 1960.

Target: Earth
Mission: Terra
Spacecraft: Terra
Instrument: Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER)
ID#: PIA18686
Added: 2014-08-21

Views: 154

Weipa, Queensland, Australia

This image from NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the world's largest bauxite mine found near Weipa, Queensland, Australia. The rich aluminum deposits were first recognized on the end of the Cape York Peninsula in 1955, and mining began in 1960.

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This frame from a video clip shows rockets fired by the test vehicle for NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator project.
This frame from a video clip shows rockets fired by the test vehicle for NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator project.

Firing the Saucer

This frame from a video clip shows rockets fired by the test vehicle for NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator project.

Target: Earth
Mission: Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator Project (LDSD)
ID#: PIA18644
Added: 2014-08-08

Views: 253

Firing the Saucer

This frame from a video clip shows rockets fired by the test vehicle for NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator project.

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The test vehicle for NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator is seen here before and after the balloon that helped carry it to near-space was deflated.
The test vehicle for NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator is seen here before and after the balloon that helped carry it to near-space was deflated.

A Balloon's Job Well Done: LDSD in Flight

The test vehicle for NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator is seen here before and after the balloon that helped carry it to near-space was deflated.

Target: Earth
Mission: Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator Project (LDSD)
ID#: PIA18466
Added: 2014-08-08

Views: 296

A Balloon's Job Well Done: LDSD in Flight

The test vehicle for NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator is seen here before and after the balloon that helped carry it to near-space was deflated.

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Divers retrieve the test vehicle for NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator off the coast of the U.S. Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai, Hawaii.
Divers retrieve the test vehicle for NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator off the coast of the U.S. Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai, Hawaii.

Fishing LDSD out of the Water

Divers retrieve the test vehicle for NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator off the coast of the U.S. Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai, Hawaii.

Target: Earth
Mission: Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator Project (LDSD)
ID#: PIA18465
Added: 2014-08-08

Views: 472

Fishing LDSD out of the Water

Divers retrieve the test vehicle for NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator off the coast of the U.S. Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai, Hawaii.

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Moments into its powered flight, NASA'sLow-density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) test vehicle captured this image of the balloon which carried it to high altitudes.
Moments into its powered flight, NASA'sLow-density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) test vehicle captured this image of the balloon which carried it to high altitudes.

Departing Saucer Snaps Balloon

Moments into its powered flight, NASA'sLow-density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) test vehicle captured this image of the balloon which carried it to high altitudes.

Target: Earth
Mission: Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator Project (LDSD)
ID#: PIA18464
Added: 2014-08-08

Views: 423

Departing Saucer Snaps Balloon

Moments into its powered flight, NASA'sLow-density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) test vehicle captured this image of the balloon which carried it to high altitudes.

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The main structural body of the second flight test vehicle in NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) project is seen during its assembly in a cleanroom at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
The main structural body of the second flight test vehicle in NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) project is seen during its assembly in a cleanroom at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

LDSD Flight Test Vehicle 2 in Cleanroom

The main structural body of the second flight test vehicle in NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) project is seen during its assembly in a cleanroom at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Target: Earth
Mission: Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator Project (LDSD)
ID#: PIA18426
Added: 2014-08-08

Views: 477

LDSD Flight Test Vehicle 2 in Cleanroom

The main structural body of the second flight test vehicle in NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) project is seen during its assembly in a cleanroom at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

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NASA's Supersonic Disk Sail Parachute, one of the new technologies being developed as part of NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) project, floats just below the surface of the Pacific Ocean on June 28, 2014.
NASA's Supersonic Disk Sail Parachute, one of the new technologies being developed as part of NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) project, floats just below the surface of the Pacific Ocean on June 28, 2014.

LDSD Chute Beneath the Surface

NASA's Supersonic Disk Sail Parachute, one of the new technologies being developed as part of NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) project, floats just below the surface of the Pacific Ocean on June 28, 2014.

Target: Earth
Mission: Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator Project (LDSD)
ID#: PIA18425
Added: 2014-08-08

Views: 420

LDSD Chute Beneath the Surface

NASA's Supersonic Disk Sail Parachute, one of the new technologies being developed as part of NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) project, floats just below the surface of the Pacific Ocean on June 28, 2014.

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Tears are visible in the parachute from NASA's Supersonic Disk Sail Parachute, which did not deploy as expected. The photo was obtained by Navy divers during recovery of the LDSD test vehicle and parachute.
Tears are visible in the parachute from NASA's Supersonic Disk Sail Parachute, which did not deploy as expected. The photo was obtained by Navy divers during recovery of the LDSD test vehicle and parachute.

LDSD Chute

Tears are visible in the parachute from NASA's Supersonic Disk Sail Parachute, which did not deploy as expected. The photo was obtained by Navy divers during recovery of the LDSD test vehicle and parachute.

Target: Earth
Mission: Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator Project (LDSD)
ID#: PIA18424
Added: 2014-08-08

Views: 494

LDSD Chute

Tears are visible in the parachute from NASA's Supersonic Disk Sail Parachute, which did not deploy as expected. The photo was obtained by Navy divers during recovery of the LDSD test vehicle and parachute.

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