Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Time Lapse of Gulf Oil Spill

This two minute video, released by NASA, shows a space based view of the burning Deep water Horizon oil rig and the horrifying oil spill that has followed. The images taken, using a Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument, were hand picked to best showcase the disaster. The images begin with the oil rig explosion and run through May 24. Click here to see the video.