CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope

CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope

The 64 m radio telescope at Parkes Observatory, New South Wales, Australia, as seen in 1969, when it received signals from the Apollo 11 Moon landing. This photo, taken in […]

Terkezi Oasis, Chad

Terkezi Oasis, Chad

A series of rocky outcroppings are a prominent feature of this Sahara Desert landscape near the Terkezi Oasis in the country of Chad. This image was acquired by Landsat 7 on […]

Pyrocumulonimbus

Pyrocumulonimbus

On August 8, 2019, a team of atmospheric scientists got an exceedingly rare look at these clouds as they were forming. NASA’s DC-8 flying laboratory passed directly through a large […]