2015-07-20. NASA Captures "EPIC" Earth Image.

posted Jul 22, 2015, 7:39 PM by Alan Gould
NASA Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite. For GSS Energy Flow chapter 6. Excerpt: A NASA camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory [DSCOVR] satellite has returned its first view of the entire sunlit side of Earth from one million miles away...taken by NASA’s Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC), a four megapixel CCD camera and telescope. [This...is the first complete picture of our planet since 1972 (those in the interim have actually been composites). ...DSCOVR [is] a joint mission between NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the U.S. Air Force.... http://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/nasa-captures-epic-earth-image