Earth Imaging Journal: Remote Sensing, Satellite Images, Satellite Imagery
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November 1, 2011

NASA Earth Observation Satellites Hacked by China?

NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed possible attempts to use radio frequency signals to tamper with two on-orbit civilian Earth observation spacecraft.

November 1, 2011

ESA Begins Testing Its First Satellite Constellation

The European Space Agency’s Swarm satellites, which will unravel the complexities of Earth’s magnetic shield, are being put through their paces to ensure they will withstand the rigors of space.

November 1, 2011

Brazil Hopes Drones Will Help Nab Environmental Crooks

Armed with new unmanned aircraft, Brazilian authorities are sending them out over the wilderness to hunt for poachers and illegal mining and logging.

November 1, 2011

Human Impact on Earth Portrayed with Imagery

Canadian anthropologist Felix Pharand has created a series of visualizations mapping the presence of technology onto a selection of satellite images of Earth.

November 1, 2011

RapidEye Satellite Captures Submarine Volcano Eruption

Off the coast of El Hierro, in the southwest reaches of the Canary Islands, Earth has been spewing gas and rock into the ocean.

October 24, 2011

Hundreds Dead from Record Cambodia Floods

Before-and-after satellite images paint a clear picture of the worst flooding in Cambodia in more than a decade. In addition to more than 200 people dead, at least 34,000 were evacuated.

October 24, 2011

Toxic Algae Bloom Invades Lake Erie

The green scum shown in this image is the worst algae bloom Lake Erie has experienced in decades. It also contains massive amounts of a liver toxin that can be deadly to most dogs.

October 24, 2011

System to “Glue Together” Global UAS Network

An autonomous, self-regulating network that controls a vast array of unmanned aerial systems will boost the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s growing anticipatory capabilities.

October 24, 2011

Operation IceBridge Observes Antarctica from Above

For the third consecutive October, NASA research aircraft are flying over Antarctica in search of clues about the health and dynamics of the frozen continent’s massive ice sheets and shelves.

October 24, 2011

Declassified Spy Satellite a Great Relief for Engineer

A 74-year-old Holocaust survivor who helped pioneer the government’s top-secret spy satellites during the Cold War finally can talk about it 46 years later.

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