8 Extraordinary Photos Of Hurricane Isaac From Space

Satellite cameras offer remarkable views of the enormous, slow-moving storm.

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NASA/GOES Project/Handout / Reuters

Isaac on Aug. 29, 2012, via a full disk NASA satellite image courtesy of NASA.

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Isaac captured early morning, Aug. 28, by NASA’s Suomi-NPP satellite.

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Isaac captured early morning, Aug. 28, by NASA’s Suomi-NPP satellite.

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AP / AP

NOAA satellite image from Wednesday, Aug. 29, at 1:45 a.m.

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NASA / Getty Images

NASA image of Hurricane Isaac as it moves toward the Gulf Coast on Aug. 28.

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Uncredited / AP

Image from 1:45 p.m. EDT on Tuesday Aug. 28.

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HANDOUT / Reuters

Top: Tropical Storm Isaac on Aug. 27, 2012. Bottom: Hurricane Katrina on Aug. 28, 2005.

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An ESA camera on the Proba-2 microsatellite captures Hurricane Isaac at 11:38 a.m. GMT on Monday, Aug, 27.

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