• Hurricane Irene

Full Disk Image of Earth Captured August 24, 2011

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NASA / NOAA GOES-13 satellite image showing earth on August 24, 2011 at 11:45 UTC (7:45 a.m. EDT)

Hurricane Irene is visible over the Bahamas in this image. Irene is headed northwest at 12 mph towards the East Coast.

Credit: NOAA/NASA GOES Project

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.

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  1. P. Portillo Strempel [deleted] 32 months ago | reply


  2. dodagp 32 months ago | reply

    Brilliant image !
    It looks like a man-made, marble-globe.

  3. █ fo112 █ 32 months ago | reply

    Nice Picture!!

  4. rhanelt 32 months ago | reply

    I never get tired of looking at images like this. Very cool!

  5. chrisw09 32 months ago | reply

    Wow - great!
    Seen in my contacts' photos. ( ?² )

  6. momheart76 32 months ago | reply

    That we can see this is just plain remarkable!

  7. MGES....thanks for 400,000 visits 32 months ago | reply

    HERMOSA..... no hay palabras para describir tanta belleza

  8. Maria Emanuela 32 months ago | reply

    I do hope Irene does not harm the Bahamas ..

  9. ezook 32 months ago | reply


  10. K)) [deleted] 32 months ago | reply

    Amazing Earth. And interesting cloud shapes. ;P

  11. Hettie Naude. 32 months ago | reply

    WOW!!!Awesome.Thank s for sharing!!!!

  12. Edgalex 27 months ago | reply

    Lo triste de esa foto tan bella es la región de América del Sur, en el área de Brasil donde se ve una remarcada deforestacion en el río Amazonas, si sigue asi esa mancha verde de selva que apenas tienen alli ira desaparaciendo

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