NASA Captures Stunning Close-Up Photos of Antarctica’s Massive Iceberg


The edge of A-68, the iceberg the calved from the Larsen C ice shelf in July 2017. (Image: NASA/Nathan Kurtz)Back in July, satellite images showed an iceberg bigger than the state of Delaware calving and drifting away from Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf. Well, it’s summertime now in Antarctica, which …

NASA images show A-68 giant iceberg drifting out to sea

Stunning new satellite images have revealed the movement of the massive iceberg that calved from the Larsen C ice shelf in July.The detailed images captured by instruments aboard NASA’s Landsat 8 show the widening gap between the main shelf and the ice berg, with a thin layer of loose, floating …

Antarctic Iceberg Split Revealed A Mysterious Ecosystem Hidden For Thousands Of Years

A vast Antarctic ecosystem has been found in the continent’s waters, just months after a massive iceberg broke away from the Larsen C ice shelf. This underwater ecosystem is believed to have been hidden for several thousands of years, with the possibility of new, undiscovered species having thrived underneath the …

ESO Telescope Captures Stunning Image Of NGC 1316 In Fornax Galaxy Cluster

A massive new image of the Fornax Galaxy Cluster has revealed a system of delicate loops, arcs and rings in the NGC 1316, a lenticular galaxy in this cluster.According to the report on the European Southern Observatory (ESO) website, NGC 1316 has had a very turbulent past.  Astronomers say that the …

NASA using asteroid’s close flyby to test warning network

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is using an asteroid’s close flyby to test Earth’s warning network for incoming space rocks. The small asteroid was on track to pass within 27,200 miles (43,800 kilometers) of Antarctica early Thursday. Program scientist Michael Kelley said that’s “pretty close” as these things go. …

[VIDEO] Un iceberg, 2,5 fois plus grand que Paris s’est détaché de l’Antarctique

Publié le 08 octobre 2017 Un nouvel iceberg de 250 kilomètres carrés s’est détaché du glacier de Pine Island en Antarctique. Il représente quatre fois la surface de Manhattan et plus de deux fois celle de Paris. Et pourtant, ce n’est que 5 % du précédent iceberg de 5800 kilomètres …

It’s a problem that an iceberg over twice the size of Paris just broke off Antarctica

A piece of ice two and a half times the size of Paris (or roughly four-and-a-half Manhattans) broke off from West Antarctica over the weekend. It’s not unprecedented, but it has ice scientists worrying. On Saturday (Sept. 23), satellite-observation Massive Iceberg Breaks Off From Antarctic Glacier

NASA Odyssey Probe Captures Its First Infrared Photo of Phobos

We’ve been studying Mars for decades, and there are several satellites in orbit of the Red Planet right now, constantly sending back data from their telescopes and sensors. These satellites have mapped Mars pretty thoroughly, but the planet’s two moons, Phobos and Deimos, are less well understood. Recently, NASA’s Odyssey …