Category Archives: Conservation & Research

Satellite Image of Machu Picchu 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

Landsat 7 Satellite Image of Virunga National Parks Mount Nyamulagira Nyamulagira (also known as Nyamuragira) is one of Africa’s most acti [...]

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 [...]

Remote Sensing Data Aid in Monitoring Global Desertification

GeoEye-1 Satellite Image of Gobi Desert, China Image copyright © DigitalGlobe – All rights reserved. Gobi desert is expanding at an a [...]

Satellite Images Help Monitor Global Warming and Climate Change

The Earth, our home in space, is a varied and dynamic place. Since the beginning of human history we have sought a better understanding of t [...]

Worldview-2 Satellite Launched Successfully!

WorldView-2 was launched successfully on October 8, 2009 11:52 am at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, U.S.A. Worldview-2 is the first [...]

Satellite Images and GIS Aid in Disease Mapping and Surveillance

Satellite images and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) can provide public health officials with vital information needed to detect and [...]

Sentinel-3 ESA’s Next Generation Satellite Scheduled to Launch in 2013

Sentinel-3 satellite which is scheduled to launch in 2013 is the third in a series of five space missions European Space Agency (ESA) is dev [...]

Oceansat-2 Satellite by ISRO Launched Successfully!

Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) successfully launched the Oceansat-2 and six nano-satellites into a 720 km. intended Sun Synchron [...]

CRYOSAT Satellite Sensor Scheduled to Launch in 2010

ESA’s CryoSat satellite is scheduled to launch February 2010. CryoSat will acquire accurate measurements of the thickness of floating sea- [...]
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