Oil Leak from Damaged Well in Gulf of Mexico April 25th [Detail with Description]

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    NASA image acquired April 25, 2010

    This image of the affected area was captured on April 25 by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite.

    NASA image courtesy the MODIS Rapid Response Team.

    To download the original high res file or learn more go to: earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=43768

    NASA Goddard Space Flight Center is home to the nation's largest organization of combined scientists, engineers and technologists that build spacecraft, instruments and new technology to study the Earth, the sun, our solar system, and the universe.

    ... ?, lotzmana, Dendroica cerulea, and 6 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Alejandra H. Covarrubias 59 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called **Social Documentary Photography & events** (Post 1 Award 5) , and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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    2. ProfePoncho 59 months ago | reply

      Amazing (sad) photo!

      And IRONIC too: this one is on top of the "you are here" pic.

      "You are here"..."in an oil spilled planet".

    3. hou resident 59 months ago | reply

      this is a terrible event and i felt that it could have been prevented

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