New Blue Marble photo of Earth from NASA

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  1. Magnificent Mr. Hole

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    http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_2159.html

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    A 'Blue Marble' image of the Earth taken from the VIIRS instrument aboard NASA's most recently launched Earth-observing satellite - Suomi NPP. This composite image uses a number of swaths of the Earth's surface taken on January 4, 2012. The NPP satellite was renamed 'Suomi NPP' on January 24, 2012 to honor the late Verner E. Suomi of the University of Wisconsin.

    Suomi NPP is NASA's next Earth-observing research satellite. It is the first of a new generation of satellites that will observe many facets of our changing Earth.

    Suomi NPP is carrying five instruments on board. The biggest and most important instrument is The Visible/Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite or VIIRS.
     
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    Anyone remember the tv show of tat name, it was good
     
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    Oh great, I've always wanted a real clear satellite photo of the Sea of Cortez.
     
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    Stone Cold The Artist Formerly Known As KOAM

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    Howard Stern likes green marbles.
     
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    Anybody else hate the name Suomi NPP?
     
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    I don't care who it's named after
     
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    Suomi....How I love ya ....How I love ya.......
     
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    I'm down with NPP.
     
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    My dear old suomi... :ghp:

    You know me :ghp:
     
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    MrWarmth UP YOURS Gold

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    Pictures from space. That's soooooo 1967, man.
     
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    photoshopped
     
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    Sherri Shepard calls bullshit.
     
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    Reps for you, a kick in the ass for Sherri Shepard. :)