Home Technology NASA Offers Stunning Pictures of Earth’s Natural Systems Taken From International Space...

NASA Offers Stunning Pictures of Earth’s Natural Systems Taken From International Space Station


Social media users were in for a treat recently, thanks to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)’s latest photos. The American space agency shared some exquisite images of Earth, giving us a look at the natural systems of the planet. The pictures were taken from the vantage point of the International Space Station (ISS) by NASA astronauts, the caption said. Sharing the pictures on Instagram, NASA wrote that the photos showed the natural systems of land, water, ice, and air “connecting to each other” to bring life on the planet. The caption read: “No matter whether we are on land or in space, we are unified by this tiny blue planet — and that’s something to celebrate.”

The first photo in the series is of Bombetoka Bay in Madagascar. An identical photo of the bay was posted by NASA in April, last year. Describing it, the caption read, “On the northwestern coast of Madagascar, the salty waters of the Mozambique Channel flow inland joining the freshwater outflow of the Betsiboka River, forming Bombetoka Bay…The sapphire water is tinged with pink where sediment is particularly thick, and dense vegetation adds a rich green pigment to the landscape.”

Bombetoka Bay in Madagascar
Photo Credit: Instagram/ NASA

The second image was that of Richat Structure in Mauritania. Measuring about 40 km in diameter, the Richat Structure is one of the peculiar features of the Sahara desert and has been recognised and observed by astronauts from outer space for long.

Nasa instagram 2 nasa

Richat Structure in Mauritania
Photo Credit: Instagram/ NASA

This was followed by an image of the Everglades of South Florida. Everglades is a natural region of tropical wetlands, 20 percent of which is protected by the Everglades National Park. With its unique ecosystem, it has found its place as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, an International Biosphere Reserve, and a Wetland of International Importance.

Nasa instagram 3 nasa

Everglades of South Florida
Photo Credit: Instagram/ NASA

The final photo in the series was that of the frozen Dnieper river in Europe. A blog post by NASA said that the image was captured by European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet, from ISS on February 9, 2017. About the photo, Thomas said, “Winter landscapes are also magical from the International Space Station: this river north of Kiev reminds me of a Hokusai painting.”

Nasa instagram 4 nasa

Frozen Wild Dnieper River in Europe
Photo Credit: Instagram/ NASA

Instagram users were extremely impressed with the photographs and left appreciative messages in the comment section. One user wrote, “NASA speaking truths as always!”

Another comment read, “Amazing, stunning pictures. Thanks for sharing, as a reminder for us…how beautiful is Earth.”

Tell us your thoughts on the photos.


Is OnePlus 9R old wine in a new bottle — or something more? We discussed this on Orbital, the Gadgets 360 podcast. Later (starting at 23:00), we talk about the new OnePlus Watch. Orbital is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, and wherever you get your podcasts.



Source link

Vishal Kumarhttps://visionaryblogs.com/
Hi..I'm Vishal Kumar I am currently study MCA from IGNOU. Web Development and Designing is my passion and I believe in helping people with my abilities and knowledge. I am learning these things from last 8 years and it feels like learning is a part of my life. Now, which makes this experience even more interesting. Feel free to reach out to me at https://visionaryblogs.com/ Have a nice stay here!

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisment -

OLDER ARTICLE

Monday (2021) | Fandango

Fandango helps you go back to the...

Everything You Need to Know About Intel’s 11th Gen ‘Rocket Lake’ Core CPU: Interview With Intel’s Marcus Kennedy

Intel's 11th Gen ‘Rocket Lake' Core i9, Core i7, and Core i5 desktop CPUs should soon be available for everyone across the world...

Amazfit GTS 2e, Amazfit GTR 2e With Blood Oxygen Monitoring, 90 Sports Modes Launched

Amazfit GTS 2e and Amazfit GTR 2e smartwatches have been launched in China as follow up models to the Amazfit GTS 2 and...

WandaVision Review: Marvel’s Endgame Boom Made This Experiment Possible

WandaVision, Marvel Studios' first ever TV series, inspired by decades of American sitcoms, was one of the funniest entries yet. But it was...

ANGREZI MEDIUM works only because of Irrfan Khan and Deepak Dobriyal’s chemistry and also due to some touching moments.

Education-based films might not seem like profitable ventures but over the past few years, several such films have tasted enormous success like SUPER...

Apple Schedules ‘Time Flies’ Event for September 15, New Watch and iPad Models Expected

Apple has sent out invites for an event on September 15 titled Time Flies, and the name hints at a Apple Watch and...