Satelliteimagery

02.22.15
The Big Picture: The frozen US as seen from space
02.22.15

The Big Picture: The frozen US as seen from space

Wondering why February has been so mind-numbingly cold? Here's why. NASA's Terra research satell...

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10.26.14
Google is giving non-profits its latest satellite maps
10.26.14

Google is giving non-profits its latest satellite maps

Non-profit groups don't often have the luxury of using satellite maps to gauge their progress clea...

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10.03.14
The Big Picture: Satellite imagery details ocean depths with new maps
10.03.14

The Big Picture: Satellite imagery details ocean depths with new maps

Harnessing data from two satellites, scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San D...

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09.08.14
The Big Picture: Infrared satellite images reveal the true extent of a forest fire
09.08.14

The Big Picture: Infrared satellite images reveal the true extent of a forest fire

DigitalGlobe's recently launched high-res imaging satellite isn't just in orbit for the sake of cr...

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08.10.14
First satellite with high-resolution public imaging launches on August 13th
08.10.14

First satellite with high-resolution public imaging launches on August 13th

If you've been wondering just when a company would take advantage of the US' relaxed rules for acc...

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03.01.13
Bing Maps revamped with ocean topography, updated satellite imagery
03.01.13

Bing Maps revamped with ocean topography, updated satellite imagery

Ballmer and Co. have loaded up Bing Maps with yet another batch of images, and though they're stay...

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09.08.12
Google Maps creation put under the microscope, reveals a human touch
09.08.12

Google Maps creation put under the microscope, reveals a human touch

They say you should never learn how the sausage gets made, but we're willing to make an exception...

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08.13.12
Amateur archaeologist finds possible pyramids using Google Earth
08.13.12

Amateur archaeologist finds possible pyramids using Google Earth

While most Google Earth hobbyists are satisfied with a bit of snapping and geotagging, some have f...

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07.28.12
Google Earth, Maps get new high-res aerial and satellite imagery
07.28.12

Google Earth, Maps get new high-res aerial and satellite imagery

3D City View for iOS isn't the only update from the Google Maps and Earth team this week, they've...

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