The Hanford Nuclear Reservation is the largest nuclear waste repository in the Western hemisphere. It is located north of Richland, Washington over the Oregon border and just 5 miles from the Columbia River. Originally established during WWII as part of … Read more
In this, the second part of our examination of the mapping applications that changed the geospatial world, I pivot from last month’s history lesson to the positive and negative impacts that Google Earth and Google Maps have had on our … Read more
Marking the third successful satellite launch in just the past two years, Astrium Services announced on March 7th that Pléiades 1B is fully operational after only three months in space! The Pléiades 1 twins are able to image a combined … Read more
‘O happy Earth, reality of Heaven! To which those restless souls that ceaselessly Throng through the human universe, aspire! Thou consummation of all mortal hope! Thou glorious prize of blindly working will, Whose rays, diffused throughout all space and time, … Read more
In this monthly feature, we span the globe to examine Our Changing Landscape with time series of medium resolution RapidEye satellite imagery. The RapidEye archive dates back to late 2008 and already contains more than 4 billion square kilometers of … Read more
The Planck spacecraft was launched into orbit on May 14, 2009. While it reached orbit a number of years ago, it continues to make astonishing discoveries about the age of the Universe. Ever since the Big Bang light has expanded … Read more
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