Category Archives: Geospatial Technology

DigitalGlobe Request US government to Lift Restrictions on Commercial Satellite Imagery

Satellite imagery provider DigitalGlobe has made a request for the US government to lift restrictions on the pixel resolution of available c [...]

Pleiades-1B Satellite Successfully Launched

Pleiades-1B satellite was successfully launched on December 2, 2012 built by Astrium was launched off aboard a Soyuz launcher from the Europ [...]

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 [...]

Pleiades-1A Satellite Captures First Panchromatic Images

Pleiades-1 (0.5m) satellite sensor captured the first panchromatic satellite images after its successful launch from Kourou launch site (Fre [...]

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 [...]

Aerial Photography of Damage from Devastating Post EF5 Tornado that Hit Joplin Missouri

This aerial photograph captured the post damage of an Enhanced Fujita Scale (EF-5) tornado that hit Joplin, Missouri on May 22, 2011, one of [...]

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 of Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Damage Before and After

Satellite images captured the catastrophic earthquake and tsunami damages in result of a 8.9-magnitude earthquake that hit northern Japan ea [...]

H.A.W.X. 2 – Satellite Images Create 3D Simulation Worlds in Tom Clancy’s Video Games

Satellite Images have gained popularity in the video game industry and continue to grow. With the availability of high resolution Stereo Sat [...]

Satellite Images Capture Toxic Red Sludge in Hungary an Environmental Disaster

Satellite Images captured the environmental disaster of a contaminated waste reservoir that gave way to 24.7 million cubic feet of toxic red [...]