15 years ago today the first image (or "first light") was acquired by the MODIS sensor aboard NASA's Terra satellite. The image shows the Gulf of Mexico as it appeared on February 24, 2000. | Today the Gulf is unceremoniously cloudy as can be seen on NASA's Worldview http://1.usa.gov/1BOq06x
This image of supernova remnant 0509-67.5 was made by combining data from two of NASA's Great Observatories. Optical data of SNR 0509-67.5 and its accompanying star field, taken with the Hubble Space Telescope, are composited with X-ray images from the Chandra X-ray Observatory.
#SputnikPlanum on #Pluto Assembled and processed from the raw data released a few hours ago. The press conference this afternoon via NASA was among the most fascinating ive seen. Only 5% of the data down and already many remarkable discoveries.