Desert art – images of Libya from space

These three images of the dunes in the Libyan desert were provided by the European Space Agency’s Sentinel-2A mission.

The Sentinel family of missions are each based on a constellation of two satellites carry a range of technologies, such as radar and multi-spectral imaging instruments for land, ocean and atmospheric monitoring.

The datasets are provided to the Copernicus program, a global environmental monitoring program, designed to help cope with changes to the natural world.

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