A satellite spied the burned-out scar left by Colorado's Waldo Canyon fire on July 4.
The GOES-15 satellite keeps a stationary eye over the western U.S. This image was taken June 28, 2012 over Wyoming.
This still from a NASA video shows the vast smoke plumes from raging wildfires in Colorado and other U.S. western states as the International Space Station soared overhead. Video released on June 28, 2012.
As of June 28, 2012, at least 300 homes have been destroyed by the Waldo Canyon fire near Colorado Springs, Colo. This image was taken on June 26, 2012. The imahge was taken by The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument onboard the Aqua satellite.
The map above depicts the relative concentration of aerosols in the skies above the continental United States on June 26, 2012. The map was assembled from data acquired by the Ozone Mapper Profiler Suite (OMPS) on the new Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (S-NPP) satellite.
This image shows the heat and smoke occurring from the Church Camp and Wood Hollow fires in Utah, and the Fonterelle fire in western Wyoming. The image was captured on June 27, 2012 by NASA's Terra satellite.
The Dump Fire -- which burned in Utah near a landfill 1.5 miles (2.4 kilometers) south of Saratoga Springs--had charred 5,500 acres (2,225 hectares). The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA's Aqua satellite captured this image of the fire on June 22, 2012.
Several wildfires blaze across Colorado. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this natural-color image on June 23, 2012.
While flying overhead in space this weekend, NASA's Terra satellite captured smoke and heat signatures from Colorado's High Park Fire on June 23, 2012.
NASA's Aqua satellite captured smoke and heat signatures from Colorado's High Park Fire on June 19, 2012.
NASA's Terra satellite showed winds from the west-southwest blowing the smoke from the High Park Fire in Colorado to the north-northeast and into Wyoming and southwestern Nebraska on June 19, 2012.
On June 18, 2012 the light brown colored smoke and the heat signatures from the High Park Fire in Colorado were detected by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument that flies onboard NASA's Aqua satellite.