Have You Tried Data Alert? The Up-to-Date Imagery Notification Service!

Posted on June 8th, 2021

Do you have an area of interest that requires regularly updated imagery but you do not have time to check daily for this data?

Or perhaps you have a remote location that needs updated imagery but you cannot afford a … Read more

High-Resolution Imagery Collections – WorldView-2/3 – South America, January to March 2021

Posted on June 8th, 2021
This map shows the areas imaged by the WorldView-2/3 constellation from January 1, 2021 to March 31, 2021 over South America. Please note that in many instances, multiple images were collected over the same area which is difficult to portray… Read more

Out of This World – Space Travel

Posted on June 8th, 2021

Looking around at today’s aircraft technology can feel like we’ve reached a plateau of innovation. Planes have looked the same for decades and travel times are fixed. Aircraft destined for space have hitched rides on rockets since the Cold War. … Read more

Introducing 15-cm and 30-cm Maxar HD Imagery

Posted on June 8th, 2021

Improved clarity is easy to see in road lines and car details in downtown Denver. The 50-cm WorldView-2 image used here was collected on May 13, 2019; and then the 30-cm WorldView-3 image was collected on June 7, 2020. (Images … Read more

The Soft Core of the Earth – Overrated Places V

Posted on June 8th, 2021

Let’s be honest: this place couldn’t pass for “great” on any level for any person with even a modicum of common sense. Bryan-College Station (BCS), Texas lies in a wasteland. Whether or not it’s true, the origin story about BCS … Read more

Free For All – Not so Newsworthy Statistics

Posted on June 8th, 2021

This month’s Free For All isn’t an app or website, but like a high school teacher I’m gifting you with knowledge. Not my own knowledge, as that’s a limited commodity, but the knowledge of the folks over at Science Focus. … Read more

30-cm Color WorldView-3/4 Image of the Month – Ciudad Rodrigo

Posted on June 8th, 2021

Every time we look at WorldView-3 and WorldView-4 (WV3/4) imagery, we are blown away. And we hope you are equally impressed with the data! During May we checked out a star fortress in northeast Spain, and for this edition of … Read more

Our Changing Landscape – Tornado Over Eagle Point, Alabama

Posted on June 8th, 2021

In this monthly feature, we span the globe to examine Our Changing Landscape with a time series of medium-resolution PlanetScope satellite imagery. The PlanetScope constellation dates back to 2016 and collects hundreds of millions of square kilometers of four and … Read more

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