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Ice crystals in atmosphere – NASA's EPIC camera spots mysterious flashes of light from Earth

NASA's Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) onboard the DSCOVR captured mysterious flashes of light from the Earth.

May 16, 2017, 12:29 PM IST

Watch – Breathtaking time-lapse of entire year of Earth captured by NASA's EPIC camera

To mark one-year of EPIC capturing earth from 1 million miles away, NASA released a stunning time-lapse video comprising of more than 3, 000 images of the Earth as it moved around the sun for 365 days.

Jul 21, 2016, 13:56 PM IST

Wow! NASA's EPIC camera catches moon 'photobombing' Earth (Watch video)

For the second time in the life of DSCOVR, the moon moved between the spacecraft and Earth, said Adam Szabo, DSCOVR project scientist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.

Jul 12, 2016, 09:38 AM IST

See pic – Total solar eclipse as seen from space!

The animation was assembled from 13 images acquired by Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC), a four-megapixel charge-coupled device (CCD) and Cassegrain telescope on the DSCOVR satellite. 

Mar 11, 2016, 21:25 PM IST

NASA's EPIC camera captures three developing tropical lows in Indian Ocean

Two of the three systems have a medium chance to develop into a tropical depression in the next day or two, says NASA.

Oct 27, 2015, 09:39 AM IST

Watch: NASA reveals 'dark side' of moon

From a million miles away, a NASA camera aboard the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite captured a stunning view of the moon as it moved in front of the sunlit side of Earth last month. 

Aug 07, 2015, 10:26 AM IST

SpaceX launches deep space weather satellite DSCOVR in its third attempt

In its third attempt, Deep Space Climate Observatory was finally blasted off on Thursday atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

Feb 12, 2015, 09:04 AM IST

SpaceX capsule returns with ocean splashdown; next rocket launch delayed due to winds

Dragon cargo ship on Wednesday headed back to Earth from the International Space Station.  

Feb 11, 2015, 09:04 AM IST

SpaceX's Dragon capsule set to return to Earth

It's ultimately a busy Tuesday for SpaceX as the company gets ready for for the launch as well as landing of its spacecraft at the same time.

Feb 10, 2015, 18:13 PM IST

SpaceX calls off launch of space weather satellite after radar glitch

SpaceX had to call off Sunday's planned launch of a deep-space observatory and a revolutionary rocket-landing attempt after a critical radar-tracking system failed.

Feb 09, 2015, 10:56 AM IST

SpaceX poised to launch resurrected space weather satellite

A $340 million sun-observing spacecraft that was initially dreamed up by former US vice president Al Gore is finally poised to launch Sunday after being kept in storage by NASA for years.

Feb 08, 2015, 12:53 PM IST