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NASA Looks Back at Gulf Oil Spill
by NASAtelevision on Apr 19, 2011
The site of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, which began April 20, 2010 with the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, continues to be monitored daily by NASA satellites. A selection of those images captured over the past year by the MODIS instrument on board NASA's Terra and Aqua satellites have been compiled for this timelapse video.