NGA remembers the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon semi-submersible offshore drilling rig which claimed the lives of 11 workers and caused an estimated 210 million gallons of oil to spill into the Gulf of Mexico occurring #OTD in 2010.
"According to GAO, there are more than 18,000 miles (28,968 kilometers) of abandoned, unused pipelines running along the seafloor of the Gulf of Mexico alone." - @mollytaft
April 20, 2010 Deepwater Horizon explodes causing the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
The Coast Guard suspended the search and rescue operation for the eight people still missing from a capsized lift boat in the Gulf of Mexico.
BACK IN THE WATER: Thousands of previously cold-stunned sea turtles are being returned to the Gulf of Mexico after volunteers in Texas rescued them from freezing temperatures amid two historic winter storms.
Crew Dragon will depart the @Space_Station with @AstroBehnken and @Astro_Doug in about 6 hours and splash down off the coast of Florida in the Gulf of Mexico at 2:41 p.m. EDT on Sunday, August 2. Demo-2 return webcast begins today at ~5:15 p.m. EDT →
Today is the big day!🌎 @AstroBehnken and @Astro_Doug are returning to Earth today and you're invited along for the ride. Tune into to watch the astronauts splash down in the Gulf of Mexico at 2:48pm ET.
In May, President@realDonaldTrump watched as American astronauts launched into space from U.S. soil for the first time in nearly a decade. This afternoon, @SpaceX Dragon splashed down in the Gulf of Mexico! 🚀 Congratulations, @AstroBehnken & @Astro_Doug —and welcome home!
Breaking: Former Cy Young winner Roy Halladay dies in plane crash in Gulf of Mexico
Breaking: Roy Halladay has died in a plane crash in the Gulf of Mexico off Florida. He was 40.