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Category: Satellite Imagery

28 April 2016

Worldview revealed destruction of Palmyra`s most prized archaeological sites

by Pubali Mukherjee
Recently the all the news headers were flooded with the news of the capture of the city of Palmyra, Syria by the Syrian army from the Islamic state.This ancient city holds the most prized archaeological monuments of ancient civilization.

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28 April 2016

A Flock of “Doves” up in space shows how our planet looks in real time

by Pubali Mukherjee
Lunar landing mission Apollo 17 first gave us the view of our planet, our home the Earth and over the decades satellite imagery has changed the way we humans perceive space.

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27 April 2016

A Better Connected World by Facebook

by Pubali Mukherjee
Life without internet is difficult to imagine isn’t it? But the scenario for about 10 % of world population is something different. This part of the world does not have access to basic facilities let alone internet.

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04 September 2014

31cm WorldView-3 Sends First Crisp Images

by Santosh Singh
As we said in a last year’s post and another post about WorldView-3 replacing the GeoEye-2 sensor in launch priority, the new sensor is all about breaking new ground. The current WorldView-3 sensor launched on August 31st, 2014.

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09 April 2013

Landsat 8 and Landsat 7 comparison, First Look

by Santosh Singh
Landsat Data Continuity Mission or Landsat 8 has been long awaited since the failure of the Scan Line Corrector onboard the Landsat ETM+ satellite sensor, just 4 years after its launch in 1999.

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30 March 2013

Image of the Day : Millau Viaduct

by Santosh Singh
Designed by the French engineer Michel Virlogeux and British architect Norman Foster, Millau Viaduct is the tallest bridge in the world with one mast’s summit at 343.0 metre above the ground. It is the 12th highest bridge deck in the world.

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22 March 2013

Landsat 8 Acquires First image : LDCM successful

by Santosh Sharma
As we discussed in our previous post Landsat Data Continuity Mission is the latest workhorse after Landsat EMT+. It was launched on 11th February 2013 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

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12 March 2013

2013 Additions to Satellite Archives – 2 : India

by Santosh Singh
DigitalGlobe’s(previously GeoEye’s) satellites GeoEye-1 and Ikonos are two stalwarts of International Remote Sensing arena. Ikonos satellite was the first one to acquire imagery at sub-meter resolution. This made satellite imagery more attractive.

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12 March 2013

2013 Additions to Satellite Archives – 1 : India

by Santosh Singh
SPOT-6 was launched on September 9, 2012. The technical commissioning of the satellite was successfully completed on December 14, 2012. Since then SPOT 6 has been continuously acquiring remote sensing data.

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18 February 2013

Meteor Strike over Russia: Was it the first?

by Santosh Singh
On Feb 15 early morning, a meteor darted across the sky above Russia’s Ural Mountain range. The fireball exploded near Chelyabinsk, injuring hundreds of people, creating a sonic boom and damaging hundreds of buildings and causing injuries to thousands.

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