Posts Tagged ‘Satellites’

Mount St. Helens Eruption 30-Year Time-Lapse Video

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

Mount St. Helens erupted in May of 1980. The following is a 30-year time-lapse video of that eruption, the aftermath, and its recovery from the view of a satellite in space. Found at Wired via Holy Kaw!

NASA Timelapse Video Of The BP Oil Spill

Sunday, May 30th, 2010

NASA satellites capture the oil spill since it began in April. You can clearly see how the oil spill is expanding over time. Found at YouTube from NASATelevision.

A User’s Guide To Satellites

Friday, March 26th, 2010

From the Good To Know Department: A user’s guide to satellites. Found at YouTube from CreativeReviewTV via Julio Ojeda-Zapata.

Part 2. Found at YouTube from CreativeReviewTV.

NASA’s Sentinels Of The Heliosphere

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

What NASA calls its ‘Heliophysics Observatory’ is an impressive fleet of spacecraft designed (often with international partnership) to study the relationship between the Sun, Earth, and Solar System. Flying in an array of trajectories and orbits, many of these satellites do not take images in the conventional sense but record fields, particle energies and fluxes in situ to give mankind a better understanding of space weather and space environments. Found at YouTube from NASAexplorer.