Hurricane Beryl from Space 

NASA astronaut Matthew Dominick captured this image of Hurricane Beryl in the Caribbean on July 1, 2024, while aboard the International Space Station.

Adam’s/Rama’s Bridge Links India and Sri Lanka 

This Copernicus Sentinel-2 image shows Adam’s Bridge, a chain of shoals linking India and Sri Lanka. 

Grand Bahama Island 

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over the west of Grand Bahama Island in the Bahamas. 

Changing Iceland in Color

Iceland’s Reykjanes Peninsula is featured in this colorful radar image captured by Copernicus Sentinel-1.

Water Touches Everything 

Real satellite imagery from NASA’s Terra, Aqua and Landsat missions takes the shape of whales and swirling clouds in the agency’s Earth Day 2024 poster, “Water Touches Everything.” 


Eight CubeSats Lift Off for NASA on Firefly Aerospace Rocket 

Eight CubeSats Lift Off for NASA on Firefly Aerospace Rocket 

As part of NASA’s CubeSat Launch Initiative, Firefly Aerospace launched eight small satellites on July 3, 2024, aboard the company’s Alpha rocket. Named “Noise of Summer,” the rocket successfully lifted off from Space Launch Complex 2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in...

Saharan Dust Over the Strait of Messina 

Saharan Dust Over the Strait of Messina 

These Copernicus Sentinel-2 images show two different views of the Strait of Messina in Italy, before and after a major dust storm from the Sahara desert passed over the area. 

Starliner to the Stars 

Starliner to the Stars 

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft aboard launched from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida on June 5, 2024.

Improving Our Coasts with High-Resolution Land Cover Data 

Improving Our Coasts with High-Resolution Land Cover Data 

High-resolution land cover data is now available through NOAA’s Digital Coast. This data provides communities with the foundational data needed to assess coastal resources, analyze land use, prepare for disaster risks and adapt to a changing climate.  

Sulaiman Mountain Haze 

Sulaiman Mountain Haze 

An astronaut aboard the International Space Station took this oblique photograph of the Sulaiman Mountains in central Pakistan.


Earth Observation satellites set to triple over the next decade

Advances in technology and data analytics are propelling significant growth in the global Earth Observation market, leading to a rapidly expanding network of satellite manufacturers and service providers. Brussels, Hong Kong, Montreal, Munich, Paris, Singapore,...

Woolpert Contracted to Acquire Orthoimagery for the State of Ohio

The data is vital in addressing economic development, infrastructure, conservation, and emergency response planning needs. DAYTON, Ohio — The state of Ohio has tasked Woolpert with acquiring orthoimagery for its Ohio Statewide Imagery and Remote Sensing Program...

1Spatial, RMSI, and Cyclomedia map public utility networks

RMSI Ltd., READING, UNITED KINGDOM - Following several successful joint projects, 1Spatial, RMSI, and Cyclomedia, three leading providers of solutions and services for the digital transformation of network infrastructures, are joining forces to address the market for...


SPH Engineering Releases Drone Show Market Analysis

The study reveals a growing global drone show market, with a total value reaching $338.99 million and significant regional growth across North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the MENA regions.   SPH Engineering, the leader in drone show...


GZA Infrastructure Protection Technology Wins Major ACEC Awards

GIS-based toolkit can predict risks of erosion and landslides for highways, railroads, pipelines, electric transmission, and more   NORWOOD, Mass.-For owners and operators of complex networks of horizontal infrastructure such as highways, railroads, and...

Geo Week and Reality Capture Network Announce Strategic Partnership

Reality Capture Network will host a dedicated conference track at Geo Week in Denver, CO   Portland, Maine – July 10, 2024 —The Organizers of Geo Week have announced a strategic partnership to bring a Reality Capture Network (RCN) education track to Geo Week in...

WGIC DEI Trailblazer Awards 2024 – Nominations Now Open

The Hague, The Netherlands: The World Geospatial Industry Council (WGIC) is excited to call for nominations for the coveted DEI Trailblazer Awards 2024. The awards recognize and honor professionals, leaders and organizations championing diversity, equity, and...

Jenna Kinsman Joins EagleView; Focus on Scaling Insurance Business

Rochester, NY, July 02, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EagleView announces the hire of Jenna Kinsman as Vice President of Enterprise Growth for their insurance business effective June 2024. Kinsman comes to EagleView most recently from, where she served as Chief...

USGIF Announces Four New Board Members for 2024

The newly elected board members are: Craig Abod, Patrick Cozzi, Jenny McGee, and Rob Zuppert.      Herndon, Va., - The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) is pleased to announce four new members who have been elected to its...


May Issue 2024