Category Archives: Conservation & Research

Satellite Image of Nikumaroro Island – Amelia Earhart’s Final Destination?

IKONOS (1m) Satellite Image of Nikumaroro Island (Gardner Island) in the Republic of Kiribati (Copyright © GeoEye and Courtesy of Satellite [...]

Virunga National Parks Mountain Gorillas Threatened as Fighting Continues

Virunga National Parks and its endangered mountain gorillas are threatened once again in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as rebels clash [...]

Satellite Imaging Corporation (SIC) Signs Agreement With RapidEye AG for Distribution of RapidEye Satellite Image Data

Satellite Imaging Corporation (SIC), a leader in the satellite remote sensing, GIS and mapping industry delivering to commercial customers f [...]

ALOS Satellite Sensor Power Reduction

ALOS the Advanced Land Observing Satellite, renamed “Daichi” operated by JAXA (Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency) shifted its operat [...]

Satellite Images Supports Gulf Oil Spill Response and Cleanup

Satellite images support the Gulf of Mexico oil spill response and cleanup with spill mapping including documenting the condition of coastal [...]

Satellite Image Captures Eyjafjallajokull Volcano Erupting in Iceland

IKONOS Satellite captured a satellite image of Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull volcano erupting on Wednesday, sending ash drifting over Eur [...]

ESA’s CryoSat-2 Satellite Sensor Launched Successfully!

Europe’s first mission dedicated to studying the Earth?s ice was launched April 8, 2010 from Kazakhstan. From its polar orbit, CryoSat [...]

Satellite Image of Machu Picchu – Thousands of Tourists Stranded by Heavy Rains and Mudslides

Satellite image of Machu Picchu before the heavy rains and mudslides that plagued the area on January 26, 2010 stranding thousands of touris [...]

Satellite Image of Mount Nyamulagira Volcano in Virunga National Parks

Satellite image view of Mount Nyamulagira volcano that erupted earlier this month in Eastern Congo threatening villagers and Virunga Nationa [...]

Satellite Images of the World’s Most Famous Memorials, Tombs and Mausoleums

These images are made possible by cutting edge satellite imaging technology. By using the latest remote sensing technology, we are able to d [...]