Earth  ID: 4550

NPP Blue Marble

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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Visualization Credits

Cheng Zhang (USRA): Lead Visualizer
Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC): Visualizer
Laurence Schuler (ADNET Systems, Inc.): Technical Support
Ian Jones (ADNET Systems, Inc.): Technical Support
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