Schlagwort Archiv: satellite images

40.0000 images from Rosettas comet mission in a short movie

“In 2016 an exciting mission was ended. The Rosetta spacecraft made its final manouver. A controlled hard-landing on the comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko (67p).
Before that Rosetta accompanied the Comet for more then 2 years. It researched valuable scientific data, brought a lander on to the comets surface and took a vast number of pictures.

2017 Esa released over 400000 images from Rosettas comet mission. Based on these material Motion Designer Christian Stangl and Composer Wolfgang Stangl worked together to create this shortfilm. The sequences are digitally enhanced real-footage from the probe.”

Multi-spectral Images

ESAs Sentinel satellites mission is carrying a range of technologies, such as radar and multi-spectral imaging instruments for land, ocean and atmospheric monitoring. Especially Sentinel 2 (color vision) and 3 (bigger picture) brought up some beautiful insights of our planet so far.

Zachariae glacier – the shades of grey on the left side of the image depict the static landmass, while the colours on the right show changes in sea-ice type and cover between the three radar scans:
Zachariae glacier node full image 2 Multi spectral Images

Rolling sand dunes in the expansive Rub’ al Khali desert on the southern Arabian Peninsula are pictured in this image from the Sentinel-2A satellite:
Rub al Khali node full image 2 Multi spectral Images
credit: ESA

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