This Is How 9/11 Looked From Space

This Is How 9/11 Looked From Space
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Taken by the Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus camera on NASA’s Landsat 8, this image shows the 9/11 attack site. If you think that this is not impressive, think again: it was taken the next day, September 12 at 11.30am.

The image shows New York and the smoke from the World Trade Center in true colour. [NASA Goddard Flickr]