Category Archives: Conservation & Research

High Resolution Satellite Imagery for Wildlife Monitoring

GeoEye-1 Satellite Image (0.5m) – 20090811 Wildebeest Migration Copyright © DigitalGlobe. All rights reserved.   WorldView-3 Sat [...]

SPOT-6 Satellite Successfully Delivers First Images

SPOT-6 satellite built by Astrium, Europe’s leading space technology company, has delivered its first images just 3 days after launch. The [...]

Satellite Image Amelia Earhart’s Final Destination?

IKONOS (1m) Satellite Image of Nikumaroro Island (Gardner Island) in the Republic of Kiribati (Copyright © DigitalGlobe. All Rights Reserve [...]

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 [...]

Space Shuttle Endeavour Captured Preparation of Last Voyage

After 30 years of spaceflight, more than 130 missions, and numerous science and technology firsts, NASA’s space shuttle fleet will ret [...]

ALOS Satellite Sensor Power Reduction

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

IKONOS Satellite Sensor Celebrates Its 11th Year In Orbit

IKONOS the world’s first commercial high-resolution Earth observing Satellite celebrates its 11th year in orbit. The IKONOS Satellite sens [...]

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 [...]
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