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NASA's Blue Marble: 50 Years Of Earth Images

NASA's Earth-observing satellites help scientists render photo-like composite images with unprecedented detail. Take a look, from the earliest attempts to the newest stunners.
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This image was taken in August 1992 by one of NOAA's Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites (GOES). The upper right quadrant of the photo shows Hurricane Andrew as it approaches the Louisiana coast. Credit: NASA

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