Less than seven months after launch, the European Space Agency’s Proba-V Earth-watcher satellite is ready to provide global vegetation data for operational and scientific use.
Planet Labs is preparing to launch a fleet of 28 miniature satellites dubbed Flock 1, the world’s largest constellation of Earth observation satellites.
Scientists used satellite imagery to create a set of high-resolution 3-D maps of the entire Great Barrier Reef, a critical step toward identifying, managing and protecting the giant ecosystem.
Interest is growing rapidly in the use of unmanned aircraft systems for precision agriculture, which potentially could become the largest application for this developing technology.
The European Space Agency’s three-satellite Swarm constellation was lofted into a near-polar orbit on Nov. 22, 2013, from which it will monitor Earth’s magnetic field for the next four years.
Compiled from U.S. Department of Agriculture Census of Agriculture data, here’s a geospatial perspective on where your holiday turkey and three popular side dishes likely originated.
Lewis Whyld used an unmanned aircraft system to show the scale of Typhoon Haiyan damage and, according to Whyld, discover two bodies later recovered by the authorities.
When NASA and NOAA released their newest map of Earth at night, a new city of light appeared in the middle of the South Atlantic Ocean about 300 miles off the coast of Argentina.
North Carolina State University researchers piecing together Landsat 7 and 8 satellite images estimate a deforestation rate of roughly 100 hectares (247 acres) per week in a tract they observed.
A large semi-autonomous drone capable of monitoring radiation levels after a release of nuclear material in the environment has been developed by Bristol University researchers.