Louisiana Oil Spill: NASA Images From Space (PHOTOS)

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: