Reaching Orbit – Getting Hypothetical Baby

Posted on May 5th, 2020
An artist’s depiction of Kepler-1649c and its sister planet orbiting their temper-tantrum prone star. (Credits: NASA/Ames Research Center/Daniel Rutter)

Let’s get hypothetical. All theories start with the hypothetical, then tests are devised around this assertion to infer whether the idea … Read more

30-cm Color WorldView-3/4 Image of the Month – Agricultural Fields around Wuhan, China

Posted on May 5th, 2020

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! In April we checked out an eerie graveyard for ships, and for the May 30-cm Color … Read more

Nighttime Jilin-1 Satellite Imagery – Surajpur, India

Posted on May 5th, 2020

Launched and operated by CG Satellite, meet Jilin-1, the only world’s only high-resolution, color satellite constellation collecting nighttime imagery. Offered at 92-centimeter (cm) resolution, nighttime imagery from Jilin-1 is the ideal solution for a plethora of problems only now solvable … Read more

Apollo News Snippets – May 2020

Posted on May 5th, 2020
You will need a bit of extra time to read our juicy list of tech advances below, so sit back and enjoy! Research shows cracks in low-cost perovskites solar panels can be healed easily. Protein nanowires produce energy out of… Read more

High-Resolution Imagery Collections – WorldView-2/3 – Canada and the United States, June to August 2019

Posted on May 5th, 2020

In this monthly piece, we give our readers a sense of the high-resolution imagery coverage collected over a geography during a specified window. To do this, we pick a high-resolution satellite constellation, a defined time period and area of interest, … Read more

Free For All – May: Either Educate (Or Let Yourself Break)

Posted on May 5th, 2020

Quarantine is make or break for many of us… Which will it be for you? Hopefully it is make, as you can choose to take advantage of your free time by learning something new! Many college courses and software licenses … Read more

Our Changing Landscape – Shipping Traffic at Yangshan Deep Water Port During the Pandemic

Posted on May 5th, 2020

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 4 and … Read more

Product Update – 20-cm/40-cm DSMs over Europe & USA!!

Posted on May 5th, 2020

Sometimes specifications evolve with new products and we are happy to announce once such evolution that significantly improved our Hexagon digital elevation models (DEMs) over the United States and Europe. Specifically, we are happy to announce that Hexagon DEMs are … Read more

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