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Tag: GeoEye-1

12 March 2013

Image of the Day : Atlantis – Paradise Island, Bahamas

by Santosh Singh
This half-meter resolution satellite image shows the Atlantis Paradise Island resort and waterpark on Paradise Island in the Bahamas, located southeast of the United States in the Atlantic Ocean. The image was collected by the GeoEye-1 satellite.

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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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18 February 2013

Image of the Day : Gemasolar Plant, Spain

by Santosh Singh
The solar array in Seville, Spain looks a bit like a giant human eye from space. On closer examination, the center of the eye features a concrete solar tower that stands forty stories high.

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14 February 2013

Image of the Day : Niagara Falls

by Santosh Singh
“The earth has music for those who listen.” Beauty of nature could not have been put in more apt words than this Spanish philosopher and writer. But some natural sights are too overtly beautiful to even require such aesthetic natural perception.

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11 February 2013

Image of the Day : Kennedy Space Center

by Santosh Singh
This GeoEye-1 satellite image of Kennedy Space Center image was taken before the launch of Space Shuttle Discovery which is one of the retired satellite orbiters of the Space Shuttle program of NASA, the space agency of the United States.

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11 December 2012

Satellite image of Khor al Adaid, South Qatar

by Santosh Singh
This image of South Qatar shows how the ebb and flow of the tide can create some unusual formations. Here, water and sand conjure up the shape and color of a tree as the tide swirls into the Persian Gulf.

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