Vegetation on Earth

Plants bloom, decay, and bloom again in this visualization of global vegetation cover based on a year's worth of data from the Suomi NPP Earth-orbiting satellite. (5:15)

Latest Videos

Preview thumbnail for video'Space Panorama
Space Panorama (5:09)
Preview thumbnail for video'Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser
Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser (4:01)
Preview thumbnail for video'STS-1: The First Shuttle Landing
STS-1: The First Shuttle Landing (5:55)
Preview thumbnail for video'The X-37B Returns After Two Years
The X-37B Returns After Two Years (0:32)
Preview thumbnail for video'Ranger VII Views the Moon
Ranger VII Views the Moon (7:06)
Preview thumbnail for video'“To Space and Back”—Trailer
“To Space and Back”—Trailer (2:01)
Preview thumbnail for video'“A Very Unusual Machine”
“A Very Unusual Machine” (3:37)
Preview thumbnail for video'Testing a Space-Bound 3D Printer
Testing a Space-Bound 3D Printer (0:33)
Preview thumbnail for video'
"A Feat on the Stellar Path" (10:30)