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A New View From A New Landsat Mission
2013-03-22 05:59:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online NASA officials announced on Thursday the release of the first images taken by the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) satellite, which was launched in February. According to the US space agency, the pictures were taken by LDCM on March 8 at approximately 1:40pm EDT. They depict the intersection of the Great Plains and the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains in Wyoming and Colorado, and were acquired using the satellite´s...

Satellite Views Of Nor'easter Lifespan Provided By NASA
2013-02-12 13:06:44

NASA [ Watch the Video ] NASA and NOAA satellites have provided animations and images of the coupling of two low pressure areas that created the now historic winter-time nor'easter that brought more than two feet of snow to portions of the New England states on Feb. 8 and 9, 2013. NASA released an animation of NOAA satellite imagery that shows the lifetime of the historic nor'easter. The nor'easter dropped between 2 and 3 feet of snowfall over the U.S. Northeast and left more than...

NASA, USGS Program Helps Find Patterns In Forest Disturbances
2013-01-15 13:54:06

[Watch Video: LandTrenr Analysis of Pacific Northwest] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new computer program is now able to help find patterns that had been buried within vast amounts of scientific data. The LandTrendr is a new way of studying and visualizing Earth science data from a NASA and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) satellite program. LandTrendr has already led to seeing an obscured, slow-moving decline and recovery of trees in Pacific Northwest...

2013-01-09 16:20:53

HERNDON, Va., Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), a leading source of geospatial information and insight, announced that it has received antitrust clearance from the U.S. Department of Justice in connection with its pending combination with DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080625/LAW528LOGO) As previously announced, on July 23, 2012, the boards of directors of both GeoEye and DigitalGlobe unanimously approved...

2013-01-08 08:39:19

HERNDON, Va., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), a leading source of geospatial information and insight, announced that it received an order from the Government of India for stereo imagery from the high resolution GeoEye-1 satellite to support development of India's freight railway corridor. Stereo imagery provides three-dimensional viewing and feature recognition for a number of engineering applications, including three-dimensional feature extraction. (Logo:...

New Landsat Probe Arrives At Vandenberg
2012-12-21 07:04:27

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM), the eighth probe in NASA's long-running satellite imagery acquisition program, has been delivered to California's Vandenberg Air Force Base in preparation for its upcoming launch, officials with the US space agency announced on Thursday. The LDCM, which was built and tested by Arizona-based Orbital Sciences Corporation and departed their facility onboard a semi-trailer truck earlier this...

2012-12-03 12:21:53

HERNDON, Va., Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), a leading source of geospatial information and insight, announced today that its shareholders have approved the proposal to combine GeoEye with DigitalGlobe (the "Merger Proposal"). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080625/LAW528LOGO) At a special meeting of GeoEye shareholders held earlier today, 98.3% of the shares voting at the special meeting voted in favor of the Merger Proposal. This represents...

2012-11-30 16:29:15

A stunning array of images of our home planet, taken by Earth-observing science satellites, are featured in a new NASA publication. The book, "Earth as Art," is available in hardcover, electronically, and as a free iPad application. The 158-page book celebrates the aesthetic beauty of Earth in the patterns, shapes, colors and textures of the land, oceans, ice and atmosphere. Images include snow-capped mountain peaks in the Himalayas, Arizona's Painted Desert, the Mississippi River Delta...

2012-11-30 12:20:23

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A stunning array of images of our home planet, taken by Earth-observing science satellites, are featured in a new NASA publication. The book, "Earth as Art," is available in hardcover, electronically, and as a free iPad application. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The 158-page book celebrates the aesthetic beauty of Earth in the patterns, shapes, colors and textures of the land, oceans, ice and atmosphere....

2012-11-27 12:32:53

HERNDON, Va., Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), a leading source of geospatial information and insight, has partnered with the Japan Space Imaging Corporation (JSI), a Mitsubishi Corporation subsidiary, to provide a major Japanese ministry with access to comprehensive high-resolution satellite imagery of all of Japan through GeoEye's EyeQ(TM) platform. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080625/LAW528LOGO) Under the agreement, which extends a deal first...