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Satellite Sees Oil Spill Near Mississippi Delta

NASA's Terra satellite flew over the Deepwater Horizon rig's oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday, May 1 and captured a natural-color image of the slick from space. The oil slick resulted from an accident at the Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf of Mexico. The Moderate Resolution Imaging...

NASA/Goddard/MODIS Rapid Response Team