Nighttime View of the Fort McMurray Wildfire from Suomi NPP Satellite (image) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Share Print E-Mail Caption This nighttime infrared view of the Fort McMurray wildfire in Alberta Canada was captured by the VIIRS instrument aboard NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite on May 6, 2016 at 5:37 a.m. EDT (0937 UTC). The brightest parts of the fire appear white while smoke appears light gray. Credit Credits: UWM/SSEC/CIMSS, William Straka III Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.