Within hours of the Columbia shuttle crash, a group of Stephen F. Austin students created the first maps of the shuttle's path. They were the first responders using GPS tracking. They helped discover thousands of pieces of debris throughout the investigation. [That was 10 years ago.]
Our look at the temporal aspects of spatial and location data raise some questions: How do we visualize them? Do we need quick turnaround high definition video from space or is it a solution in search of a problem? What is PlanetIQ's business model for its weather and climate data?