NPP Blue Marble

  • Released Tuesday, January 31, 2017
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Suomi NPP is the first of a new generation of NASA satellites that observe many facets of our changing Earth. Suomi NPP is carrying five instruments on board. One of the significant instruments is the Visible/Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite or VIIRS.

This visualization features a composite image captured by Suomi NPP’s VIIRS and portrays how our planet looked from space on October 14, 2015.


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This page was originally published on Tuesday, January 31, 2017.
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