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NASA's MMS mission now holds the Guinness World Record for highest altitude GPS fix: 43,500 miles above Earth’s surface.
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We both grew up on a healthy diet of sci-fi shows and LOVE space, so ever since a couple of years ago when we heard that a satellite company had joined Google...we’ve been wanting to visit it. Which we finally did in this episode! Get ready for lots of cool satellite imagery + info. Want to learn more about Terra Bella? → https://terrabella.google.com/
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This timelapse video shows Sentinel-2B satellite, from final preparations to liftoff on a Vega launcher, flight VV09, from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana, on 7 March 2017.
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On March 10, the Core Observatory passed over an extra-tropical cyclone On March 10, the Core Observatory passed over an extra-tropical cyclone about 1055 miles (1700 kilometers) due east of Japan's Honshu Island. Satellite data shows the full range of precipitation in the storm.
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Watch a replay as the ULA's Atlas V launches the WorldView-4 launch for DigitalGlobe.
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Arianespace has successfully launched the Sentinel-2B satellite for the European Commission within the scope of a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA).
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This GeoSpatial Stream broadcast discusses the banning of drones from U.S. National Parks; the launch of SPOT 7; a Tanzanian effort to improve its mining cadastre; the first private Russian remote-sensing satellite; industry news from IMAGINiT Technologies, GeoVille, CartoDB, Esri and Boundless; an article in Sensors & Systems; and more.
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NASA's OCO-2 mission will shed new light on understanding carbon and its role in our planet's future.
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In honor of the launch of Sentinel-3A on Feb. 16, 2016, here's a video about the satellite: Covering 70% of the planet, the oceans are directly linked to our weather and climate. They are also essential for global transport and provide a wealth of resources. What happens far out to sea has a direct effect on societies all over the world. Sentinel-3 provides crucial observations of our oceans, helping us to understand the overall health of our planet.