The Federal Communications Commission recently cleared Planet Labs’ request to launch and operate nongeostationary orbit Earth Exploration Satellite Service satellites.
NASA’s Near Earth Object Program recently released a map that shows the frequency, size and location of small asteroids that enter and disintegrate in Earth’s atmosphere.
Global Fishing Watch provides a global view of commercial fishing. The new platform was born from a partnership among Oceana, Skytruth and Google.
A new online visualization tool provides maps of climate stressors and impacts as well as interactive graphs that show daily and long-term observations from thousands of weather stations across the United States.
A Dnepr rocket carried five Japanese Earth observing satellites into orbit Nov. 6, 2014, from the Dombrovsky military base in southern Russia.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s success using geospatial technology in his prior post is leading to an increased stature for the technology in India.
The Group on Earth Observation convenes its 11th plenary session in Geneva this week under the theme “Taking the Pulse of the Planet.”
OmniEarth is partnering with Ball Aerospace for a planned constellation of 18 Earth observation satellites, according to an interview published by Forbes last week.
An Orbital Sciences Antares rocket lifted off to start its third resupply mission to the International Space Station but suffered a catastrophic anomaly shortly after liftoff on Oct. 28. The spectacular explosion left little of the craft or cargo.
The Iowa Historic Digital Aerial Photo Project has added a trove of historical imagery thanks to a grant from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ Resource Enhancement and Protection program.