Satellite imagery

Google Maps introduces HD satellite imagery from Landsat 8 – Enjoy the view!

Google Maps introduces HD satellite imagery from Landsat 8 – Enjoy the view!

According to Google, Landsat 8 is capable of capturing twice as many images as Landsat 7 does every day.

Jun 28, 2016, 21:26 PM IST
North Korea may be preparing for ballistic missile launch, suggest fresh satellite images

North Korea may be preparing for ballistic missile launch, suggest fresh satellite images

Satellite imagery analysis suggests North Korea may be preparing a long-range ballistic missile launch.

Jan 28, 2016, 10:25 AM IST

India to check illegal mining through satellites

India would soon use indigenous space technology to check illegal mining and guard its mineral wealth using satellite imagery, a top official said on Thursday.

Sep 24, 2015, 18:07 PM IST

Thousands volunteer to scour satellite images of Nepal quake

More than 4,500 people have volunteered to examine 14,000 square kilometres of satellite imagery collected over Nepal to help relief efforts after Saturday`s earthquake killed more than 3,900 people, imagery provider DigitalGlobe Inc said.

Apr 28, 2015, 07:24 AM IST

Satellite images show 290 heritage sites in Syria damaged by war : UN

Satellite imagery indicate that 290 cultural heritage sites in Syria, whose history stretches back to the dawn of civilization, have been damaged by its ongoing civil war, the United Nations` training and research arm (UNITAR) said on Tuesday.

Dec 23, 2014, 13:49 PM IST
Google 'crisis map' to help people in flood-hit Kashmir

Google 'crisis map' to help people in flood-hit Kashmir

Internet giant Google has created a crisis map with updated satellite imagery to facilitate rescue operations in flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir.

Sep 13, 2014, 19:26 PM IST

Satellites can tell if a volcano will erupt

Satellite imagery can be used to predict which volcanoes are most likely to erupt, scientists have found.

Apr 20, 2014, 16:53 PM IST

Chhattisgarh to check illegal mining through satellite imagery

The Chhattisgarh government will use satellite imagery to detect activities of illegal mining and establish barriers to check unlawful transportation of minerals.

Jun 20, 2013, 15:17 PM IST

NASA releases satellite imagery of India on Diwali

NASA, the national space agency of the US, Thursday, released a black and white satellite imagery of India this Diwali night.

Dec 06, 2012, 09:22 AM IST

Controlling deadly tsetse fly with satellite image

Scientists are relying on satellite imagery to control the deadly tsetse fly, an African killer that spreads "sleeping sickness" disease among humans and animals and wipes out livestock worth $4.5 billion every year.

May 09, 2012, 12:20 PM IST

Controlling deadly tsetse fly with satellite image

Scientists are relying on satellite imagery to control the deadly tsetse fly, an African killer that spreads "sleeping sickness" disease among humans and animals and wipes out livestock worth $4.5 billion every year.

May 09, 2012, 12:20 PM IST