Earth from Space: Atacama minerals


The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over part of Chile’s Atacama Desert, considered one of the driest places on Earth, in this week’s edition of the Earth from Space programme.

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  1. Adorei estas imagens tão surpreendentes do Sentinel 2, nem parece um deserto, que lá do Alto nos mostrou as cores e do que elas sobressai a informação evidenciando a evaporação…num deserto onde com os pés no chão e com os nossos olhos podemos ver as estrelas de uma forma tão especial, onde estão os "olhos" telescópicos apontados ao Universo … é um pólo de ciência astronómica!! Fantástico isto… mesmo!!

  2. since today we are looking at atacama, it could have been nice to show the place where the telescopes are located…even though it s not really connected with minerals ! Keep up the good job!

  3. very nice video that I like ! the Atacama desert looks like the rocked ground . We can see the building houses , the roads , but we cannot see the driving cars from space .

  4. Thank you for the video. Always a pleasure. Sometimes, as in this video, it would be nice to occasionally show a scale of distance as there are no recognizable reference points/objects. 100 km for instance. Thank you again.

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