NASA Image from Space: Snowpocalypse 2011 hits Chicago

by the Left Coast Rebel

Blizzaster 2011 (or Snowpocalypse 2011) seen from space today:

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Attribution for the NASA image from NASA's Flickr page:

Satellite image captured Feb 2, 2011

The image shows the storm on Feb. 2 at 14:45 UTC by the NASA GOES Project, located at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. The GOES series of satellites are operated by NOAA.

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center enables NASA’s mission through four scientific endeavors: Earth Science, Heliophysics, Solar System Exploration, and Astrophysics. Goddard plays a leading role in NASA’s accomplishments by contributing compelling scientific knowledge to advance the Agency’s mission.

Credit: NOAA/NASA GOES Project

1 comment:

  1. LCR: You may enjoy the following video of someone experiencing "Thunder Snow" for the first time:

    http://popwatch.ew.com/2011/02/02/jim-cantore-thunder-snow-video/

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