Earth Imaging Journal: Remote Sensing, Satellite Images, Satellite Imagery
Breaking News
The 2018 Commercial UAV Expo, Incorporating Drone World Expo, to be Held in October in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS, NV - Following the acquisition of Drone...
Martin Instrument and Western Data Systems (WDS) Announce Merger to Create AllTerra Central
AUSTIN, Texas - Martin Instrument and Western Data Systems...
Drone Delivery Canada to Expand Testing Program to The United States of America
TORONTO - Drone Delivery Canada 'DDC or the Company'...
Alteryx Announces Premier Partners: Deliverers of Excellence in Data Science and Analytics
IRVINE, Calif.- Alteryx, Inc. (NYSE: AYX), revolutionizing business through data...
thinkWhere Takes a Global View with theMapCloud Platform
Scottish Geographic Information Systems (GIS) company thinkWhere is setting...

February 1, 2017
The New Louvre in Abu Dhabi

image

The CNES (Space Agency of France) Pleiades satellite acquired this view of the new Louvre museum being built in Abu Dhabi. (Credit: CNES 2016 - Distribution: Airbus Defence and Space)

As part of a partnership between France and Abu Dhabi, a new Louvre museum has been under construction in the city since 2009. As the name suggests, the museum will host international art, but the curators plan to use this opportunity to bring together Eastern and Western art.

The museum is a dome constructed to allow sunlight to pass through and is intended to give the impression that the building is floating on water. As of October 2016, it was estimated to be 50 percent complete.

A CNES Pleiades satellite, which captured this image, provides optical high-resolution panchromatic (0.7 meter) and multispectral (2.8 meter) imagery, with global coverage and a daily observation accessibility to any point on Earth.

 

Comments are closed.