Tuesday, January 11, 2005

Ready for impact?

NASA has released some really interesting images taken using the MODIS instrument on the Aqua and Terra satellites. the images show the movement of a 100 mile long iceberg which will collide with the Drygalski Ice Tongue, near McMurdo Research Station, around the 15th of January...

CREDIT: NASA
The MODIS instrument on NASA's Aqua and Terra satellites captured 13 images of the shifting B-15A iceberg between November 9 and January 2, 2005. Click on image for a movie of the sequence. (MPEG Movie, 4.4Mb)