2015-10-19. Daily Views of Earth Available on New NASA Website.

posted Oct 22, 2015, 9:59 PM by Alan Gould
NASA Release 15-199. For GSS A New World View chapter 1 and ABCs of Digital Earthwatch Software chapter 7. Excerpt: NASA launched a new website Monday so the world can see images of the full, sunlit side of the Earth every day. The images are taken by a NASA camera one million miles away on the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR), a partnership between NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the U.S. Air Force. Once a day NASA will post at least a dozen new color images of Earth acquired from 12 to 36 hours earlier by NASA’s Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC). Each daily sequence of images will show the Earth as it rotates, thus revealing the whole globe over the course of a day. The new website also features an archive of EPIC images searchable by date and continent....  http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/daily-views-of-earth-available-on-new-nasa-website