New Blue Marble photo of Earth from NASA

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by Magnificent Mr. Hole, Jan 26, 2012.

  1. Magnificent Mr. Hole

    Magnificent Mr. Hole Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    109
    Joined:
    Sep 22, 2010
    Messages:
    20,720
    Likes Received:
    4,827
    http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_2159.html

    [​IMG]

    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.
     
  2. Gwarn1

    Gwarn1 Worlds poorest sugar daddy VIP

    Reputations:
    2,121
    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2011
    Messages:
    71,005
    Likes Received:
    19,330
    Anyone remember the tv show of tat name, it was good
     
  3. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday Fired as a MOD...Twice. Gold

    Reputations:
    35,612
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2011
    Messages:
    182,865
    Likes Received:
    104,453
  4. HaroldJackson

    HaroldJackson Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    518
    Joined:
    Aug 27, 2010
    Messages:
    5,570
    Likes Received:
    716
    Oh great, I've always wanted a real clear satellite photo of the Sea of Cortez.
     
  5. koam

    koam Just a big, dumb WOP Gold

    Reputations:
    1,481
    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2010
    Messages:
    13,862
    Likes Received:
    1,817
    Howard Stern likes green marbles.
     
  6. GHP

    GHP New Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    3
    Joined:
    Sep 2, 2010
    Messages:
    40,383
    Likes Received:
    7
    Anybody else hate the name Suomi NPP?
     
  7. GHP

    GHP New Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    3
    Joined:
    Sep 2, 2010
    Messages:
    40,383
    Likes Received:
    7
    I don't care who it's named after
     
  8. MrWarmth

    MrWarmth HELPED BUILD THIS DUMP Gold

    Reputations:
    5,260
    Joined:
    Aug 30, 2010
    Messages:
    95,147
    Likes Received:
    47,215
    Suomi....How I love ya ....How I love ya.......
     
  9. eliasbboy

    eliasbboy Insert Witty Title Here Staff Member

    Reputations:
    10,099
    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2010
    Messages:
    37,079
    Likes Received:
    35,549
    I'm down with NPP.
     
  10. GHP

    GHP New Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    3
    Joined:
    Sep 2, 2010
    Messages:
    40,383
    Likes Received:
    7
    My dear old suomi... :ghp:

    You know me :ghp:
     
  11. MrWarmth

    MrWarmth HELPED BUILD THIS DUMP Gold

    Reputations:
    5,260
    Joined:
    Aug 30, 2010
    Messages:
    95,147
    Likes Received:
    47,215
    Pictures from space. That's soooooo 1967, man.
     
  12. HAL

    HAL HAM

    Reputations:
    1,156
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    111,957
    Likes Received:
    27,052
    photoshopped
     
  13. AGT Blows

    AGT Blows Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 30, 2011
    Messages:
    10,616
    Likes Received:
    6,070
    Sherri Shepard calls bullshit.
     
  14. Just Peachy

    Just Peachy VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    54,635
    Likes Received:
    25,616
    Reps for you, a kick in the ass for Sherri Shepard. :)