NASA’s Aqua satellite captured a dramatic image of the smoke from the High Park fire streaming eastward across Colorado on Sunday afternoon.
The satellite photo was taken at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 10, according to NASA.
“The light brown colored smoke and the heat signatures from the fires were detected by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument that flies onboard Aqua. The image was created by the MODIS Rapid Response Team located at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.,” according to the NASA website, http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/fires/main/usa/20120611-colorado.html.MODIS Rapid Response Team, nasa satellite, nasa website, satellite photo, dramatic image, goddard space flight center, light brown colored smoke <BR/>
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