NASA's Aqua satellite sees Gulf Oil Slick in Sunglint At 3 p.m. EDT on May 18, NASA's Aqua satellite swept over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill from its vantage point in space and the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer instrument viewed of parts of the spill within areas of sunglint off the water's surface.
NASA/Goddard/MODIS Rapid Response Team Text credit: Rob Gutro, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
- Environmental Pollution
- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
- Water Pollution
- Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (2010)