Pictures of the Earth – level 3
NASA launched a new website featuring images of the full, sunlit side of the earth taken by a camera located one million miles away.
The Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera captures the earth as it orbits for a new project between NASA and other American agencies. The project’s objective is to maintain real-time solar wind monitoring, which is crucial for weather alerts and forecasts.
Each day, NASA will post images showing the Earth as it rotates.
Difficult words: launch (to start something), feature (to have something), polychromatic (colourful), objective (something which you want to achieve), solar wind (a flow of charged particles from the sun), crucial (very important).
You can watch the video news lower on this page.
What do you think about these images of the Earth?
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