23 November 2011
NASA released the first image taken with the Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer on the new NPP satellite today. It was taken yesterday (Nov 21,2011), and for those who have never been to the Bahamas, the water there is really that blue! NPP promises to deliver some great science in the coming years, and will play a big role in improving our knowledge of forecasting and climate.
Below is the full res picture. Warning, it’s huge but well worth clicking on to see all the ones and zeroes..