Louisiana Oil Spill: NASA Images From Space (PHOTOS)

06/27/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

An explosion on an oil rig off the coast of Louisiana began gushing oil into the Gulf of Mexico on April 20th, leaking 42,000 gallons of oil into the water every day since then. NASA captured stunning satellite images of the massive spill, showing the scope of the damage that's threatening the coastlines, wildlife, and fishing areas.

SEE the oil spill from space:

Louisiana Oil Spill

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