NOAA -- The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Satellite Imagery Collections

Image of the Day

Image of the Day

The National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service brings you the latest images from NOAA’s fleet of geostationary and polar-orbiting weather satellites. Get the latest imagery from significant weather and environmental events, see unique locations on Earth and learn more about the science of how our planet works!

Major Events

Major Events

NOAA’s satellites image weather in real-time every day, capturing storms, floods, fires, lightning and other significant events that affect our world. This gallery features our most iconic images from the weather events that most significantly impacted our lives.

Beautiful Places

Beautiful Places

NOAA’s fleet of satellites take in an amazing view of our planet every day. This gallery showcases our most beautiful imagery - from unique landscapes to colorful data visualizations.

Data Visualization

Data Visualization

NOAA's satellites provide highly detailed information that helps us learn about how Earth works. Satellite data in these 'Data Maps' capture variables like light absorption, energy radiation, and surface temperatures which can be used to measure the state of our planet.