Videos

NASA Earth Observatory Goes to the Beach

NASA Earth Observatory Goes to the Beach

Summer is beach season in the northern hemisphere. But even if you're a regular at your local swimming hole, you probably haven't seen too many beaches from this perspective. See the satellite and space-station views of various shorelines from across the United States. No sunblock necessary.

Published Jul 22, 2021

Land Videos

Coastal North Queensland

Coastal North Queensland

Tour the Australian state’s diverse landscapes and waterscapes.

Published Jul 22, 2021

Image of the Day Land Water Videos

Tracking an Antarctic Iceberg’s Epic Journey

Tracking an Antarctic Iceberg’s Epic Journey

The long voyage of one of the planet’s largest bergs—A-68A—has come to an end.

Published Apr 21, 2021

Image of the Day Snow and Ice Remote Sensing Sea and Lake Ice Videos

Picturing Earth: Eye of the Beholder

Picturing Earth: Eye of the Beholder

We asked a space station team and an astronaut to share a few of their favorite views from above.

Published Mar 19, 2021

Image of the Day Human Presence Remote Sensing Videos

Picturing Earth: Astronaut Photography In Focus

Picturing Earth: Astronaut Photography In Focus

For 20 years, astronauts have been shooting photos of Earth from the space station. Like everything the astronauts do, they are trained for this job. And like everything they do, there is purpose and intention behind it.

Published Feb 8, 2021

Human Presence Remote Sensing Videos