The Solar Eclipse from 223,000 Miles Away 

This spectacular image showing the Moon’s shadow on Earth’s surface was acquired during a 20-second period on April 8, 2024, by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. 

The Amazon Plume

The Copernicus Sentinel-3 mission collected this image over northern Brazil, where the Amazon River meets the Atlantic Ocean. 

St. Patrick’s Aurora Illuminates the Night Sky

These colorful ribbons of light are the visible manifestation of the solar wind—the flow of charged particles from the Sun—interacting with the Earth’s magnetosphere.

Dawson-Lambton Glacier Home to Penguins 

This Copernicus Sentinel-2 image features the ice tongue of the Dawson-Lambton Glacier in Antarctica, which lies southwest of the Brunt Ice Shelf in the Weddell Sea sector of the continent.

Tobago Oil Spill 

Before and after satellite images from the Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission show the scale of the oil spill that occurred off the shores of Trinidad and Tobago’s coastline in February 2024.



Northern Plains UAS Test Site Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

FAA-Designated Test Site and Leaders to Join Presentations at AUVSI XPONENTIAL   GRAND FORKS, North Dakota – Known for results and innovation, the Northern Plains UAS Test Site marks its 10th anniversary this year. The Federal Aviation Administration-designated...

GeoPoint Surveying Opens Office in Melbourne, Florida

TAMPA, Fla. -GeoPoint Surveying is proud to announce that it has opened an office in Melbourne, Florida to support ongoing construction and land development projects in the local area. The Melbourne staff are currently engaged with several national residential...

Avineon Completes Acquisition of North Point Geographic Solutions

McLean, Virginia – April 2, 2024 – Anand Subramani, President of Avineon, Inc. (Avineon®), is pleased to announce the acquisition of the assets held by North Point Geographic Solutions, LLC (North Point). As a provider of professional GIS services for nearly two...


New Factory-Fitted Machine Control Solutions Launched

JCB and Leica Geosystems are joining forces to offer factory-fitted 2D and 3D-ready semi-automated excavator control solutions.   (Heerbrugg, Switzerland, 20 03 2024) JCB and Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, today announced that they are joining forces to offer...


Tomaž Petek elected President of EuroGeographics

Tomaž Petek, General Manager, Surveying and Mapping Authority of the Republic of Slovenia, was elected President of EuroGeographics at the not-for-profit Association’s 2024 General Assembly. He succeeds Colin Bray, Tailte Éireann, who has held the position since...

Commercial UAV Expo Announces 2024 Advisory Board

Commercial UAS industry leaders will provide guidance for the landmark 10th edition by serving on Commercial UAV Expo Advisory Board Portland, Maine – Organizers of Commercial UAV Expo, the world’s leading commercial drone trade show and conference, have...

Esri’s Dr. Dawn Wright Selected for 2024 US Science Envoys

Chief Scientist of Esri to Be Among First All-Female Cohort in State Department Program’s History REDLANDS, Calif.—March 13, 2024—Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, is proud to announce that the US Department of State has selected the company’s chief...


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