IRNSS 1-A successfully launched: Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System project begins!

A decade ago, Scientists at the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) were starting to explore the possibility of having an Indian alternative to the GPS system,...

New Horizon’s first stages of Pluto encounter

Not a long time ago, we wrote about the New Horizons mission to Pluto! You will get it right if you want to guess...

The most detailed 3D world model is out there and it’s free!

How to create a detailed 3D topographic model of the entire Earth? As you could suspect the only feasible way to do it is...

Remote Sensing to Answer Tomorrow’s World Peace Today

NASA's Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) satellites; twin satellites were launched in March 2002 are making detailed measurements of Earth's gravity field which...

NASA time-lapse shows just how fast the Arctic sea ice is vanishing

Climate change is for real and it's increasingly looking like a problem that is already going to affect the current generation in a big...

Laser Mapping Indian Infrastructure

Laser Mapping - a very new concept just few years ago. Today it has found its usefulness from transportation to pipeline mapping to construction....

Measuring Hurricane Wind Speeds Using Distorted GPS Signals

Whether you call it a Hurricane or Typhoon or Cyclone depends on your geographic location. GPS/GNSS can pinpoint your location with sub-meter level accuracy...

New ancient monument found in Petra, Jordan using satellite images and drones

The lost city of Petra in Jordan, one of the new 7 Wonders of the World also known from being featured in the Indiana...

NASA’s Solstice Mission: First topographic images of Saturn’s Moon “Titan”

Titan, Saturn's largest moon with a radius of about 2600 kilometers is bigger than Planet Mercury and is one of the most Earth-like and...

Love from above. Satellite images reveal that love is all around us.

Love and geography go together well! These satellite images from TerraServer.com reveal that love is all around us. 1. Galešnjak Island, Croatia Image taken on 2016-10-31, 43.9785357, 15.3811181 2....

The answer is: Wind Remote Sensing

Wind as an alternative and sustainable resource for producing energy has become reality and enjoys an excellent reputation of being a green form of...

70 years ago the first image of Earth was taken from space

Today high accuracy satellite images are available to everyone: you can view them on Google Maps, you can buy them for your projects from...

Russia declassifies Earth-sensing data from its civilian satellites

The Russian government announced it will provide public access to previously classified Earth-sensing data received from domestic and foreign satellites. A statement posted on governmental legal database...

Top 10 largest churches in the world on satellite images

Easter is the most important Christian festival. It celebrates Jesus Christ's resurrection from the dead, three days after he was executed. We would like...

KOMPSAT-3: South Korea’s high resolution space mission

It’s not only the big players like USA, Europe, China, India or Japan that have their own satellites. Even smaller nations make inroads into...

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