Check out this image of flooded General Dewitt Spain Airport, Memphis, TN, taken on May 10, 2011 from 423 miles up in space by GeoEye’s IKONOS Satellite. Compare this with the pre-flooding Google Maps image shown below. WOW!! Pre-Flooding Image from Google Maps:
GeoEye has released a Aerial imagery of protests in Egypt (Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt). This image was taken on January 29th, 2011 from 423 miles up in space by GeoEye-1 Satellite. Here’s what Tahrir Square looks like in Google Maps prior to the protests.
GeoEye has released this half-meter ground resolution satellite image taken on August 5th, 2010 from 423 miles in space, which shows a portion of Risalpur, located on the Kabul River in the Nowshera District in Pakistan’s Northwest Frontier Province. The image was taken after Risalpur experienced historic flooding not seen since 1929. The image shows […]
GeoEye’s IKONOS Satellite has captured spectacular image of the recent fires in Flagstaff, Arizona. The Schultz fire, north of Flagstaff, Arizona had burned approx 14,800 acres and was 40% contained on June 22nd when GeoEye’s IKONOS Satellite captured the image. This 1 meter resolution image was taken from 423 miles up in space.
The Gulf Oil Leak which was caused by a April 20th explosion has still not been capped and the area affected is widening. The area affected is so huge that it can be clearly seen from up in space. Last week we saw NASA releasing a satellite imagery of the oil slick. Now GeoEye has […]
On Tuesday April 13th, a powerful 7.1 earthquake hit Qinghai province in China. The earthquake caused extensive damage and almost 1700+ lives were lost. The scale of the damage can be seen with these images from the region. Here’s a image from GeoEye showing the destruction. Click on the image for a larger high resolution […]
GeoEye has released a one meter resolution satellite image of Eyjafjallajokull Volcano, located in southern Iceland, taken from 423 miles up in space by IKONOS Satellite. This image was taken on March 31st, 2010. The volcano erupted on March 20th, 2010 after almost 200 years (wikipedia link).
GeoEye has released a high resolution (half-meter) satellite image of the tallest manmade structure in the world. This skyscraper (Burj Khalifa) is 828 meters (2,717 feet) tall. Check this clear/sharp image which was taken by GeoEye-1 satellite from 423 miles in space on February 9, 2010.
GeoEye has released a image of White House taken from 423 miles up in space by GeoEye-1 Satellite. This image was taken on February 8th, 2010 after the recent record breaking snow that blanketed Washington D.C. WHITE HOUSE WASHINGTON MONUMENT