The volcanoes have become center of attention of the whole world in the wake of the recent eruptions of Kilauea in Hawaii and the catastrophic Volcano of Fire in Guatemala. But these titans incandescent light bulbs have always been there, here in Mexico fact we have one of the most active, the iconic Popocatepetl.
Among its various activities, NASA is responsible to monitor these tunnels that connect with the walk of the Land to prevent potential disasters, and as a side benefit of this monitoring, with frequency satellites and astronauts from the u.s. Space Agency captured images as beautiful as impressive, and even impressive in some cases.
We leave you a collection of stunning photos of the most active volcanoes of our planet, including in ancient paisano mexican, the Popocatepelt.
Mount Etna Italy erupting as seen from the International Space Station in 2001. (NASA)
The eruption of Kilauea in may of this year. (NASA)
The Popocatepetl Volcano in Mexico, with the Iztaccíhuatl when photographed by the International Space Station in 2001. (NASA)
A row of volcanoes asleep in Papua New Guinea. (NASA
The volcano Klyuchevskaya Sopka erupting in 1994, seen from the Space Shuttle Endeavour.
The Volcano Puyehue-Cordon in Chile photographed by the Terra satellite. (NASA)
Close-up view of the Volcano Puyehue-Cordon. (NASA)
The Volcano Manam in Papua New Guinea released a fumarole light in June of 2010. (NASA)
Fumarole ash arises from the Eyjafjallakjokull Iceland in 2010. (NASA)
Shiveluch volcano in Russia, seen in 2010. (NASA)
Volcano Pavlof in Alaska as seen from the International Space Station in 2013. (NASA)