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NASA says goodbye to a pathfinder Earth satellite after 17 years

16 March 2017

After 17 years in orbit, one of NASA's pathfinder Earth satellites for testing new satellite technologies and concepts comes to an end on 30 March 2017. The Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite will be powered off on that date but will not enter Earth's atmosphere until 2056.

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Great Barrier Reef, Australia

The Great Barrier Reef in Australia is one of the most famous tourist destinations due to its distinct coral colour.

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