Photography Satellite Space

November 10, 1967: NASA's First Color Picture of the Earth

  • By AMS Staff
  • May 11, 2021

Photography has been an important tool in the atmospheric sciences since it was invented, and as photography advanced, so too did the quality of weather observations. The very first color photograph of the earth from a satellite came from the U.S. Air Force's DODGE satellite that was launched in 1967.

 

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