News and Analysis
On April 12, 2013, the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) reached its final orbit, 705 kilometers (438 miles) above Earth. One week later, the satellite's natural-color imager scanned a swath of land 185-kilometers wide and 9,000 kilometers long (120 by...Read more
UC Berkeley researchers tapped satellite imagery to locate warmer communities. They then used U.S. Census figures to determined who lived in those areas.
The conclusion, published this week in the journal, Environmental Health Perspectives:
What's the MapBox team been up to? Well, yesterday....
Not only did we just launch our new Cloudless Atlas imagery for the entire world (down through zoom level 8), we also launched new aerial imagery for the entire US and EU down to zoom level 19. Everything...Read more
Google has not only become the de facto mapping app, the de facto navigation app, the de facto remote sensing app, the de facto change detection app, etc. It's the de facto National Map, as well. The USGS collected the data (imagery, topo, etc.) but Google monetized it. Is...Read more
Satellite imagery provider DigitalGlobe has received word from its principal U.S. government customer [National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, NGA] that the company’s centerpiece imagery-delivery contract will not suffer from the mandatory budget cuts known as...Read more