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...

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)