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The Mekong River by Satellite

Berlin-Hanoi partnership builds new ways to track rapid development in Vietnam’s ancient delta Berlin-Hanoi partnership builds new ways to track rapid development in Vietnam’s ancient delta.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeJan 28th, 2014

Here"s what that huge fire in Alaska looks like from a NASA satellite

Here's a false-color image from the Landsat 8 satellite of the not-at-all funny Funny River Fire in Alaska, captured on May 20, 2014--just one day after it began. And below, an un-enhanced natural color image. Read the rest.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsMay 27th, 2014

Satellite launch debris found in Brazillian Amazon

A fisher on northern Brazil's remote Uriandeua river stumbled on a huge chunk of detritus dropped from a UK Space Agency satellite launch. "It is the launch vehicle payload shroud from the Alphasat launch last year," a UK Space Agency spokesperson told th.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsMay 1st, 2014

Sec. of State John Kerry Returns to Vietnam"s Mekong Delta, Raises Environmental Concerns

By Lesley WroughtonTAN AN TAY VILLAGE, Vietnam (Reuters) - As John Kerry's boat winds its way along the turbid waters of the Cai Nuoc river in Vietnam's Mekong Delta, the U.S. [More].....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsDec 16th, 2013

Russia"s Extreme Floods Visible from Space

Satellite images show how record floods have swollen the Amur river in Russia , where more than 5 million people there and in China are being affected by rising waters. Continue reading →.....»»

Category: topSource:  discoverRelated NewsSep 13th, 2013

The wild rivers above California

Atmospheric rivers are meteorological phenomenon that we humans only discovered in 1998 and which supply about 30-to-50 percent of California's annual precipitation. In the NOAA satellite image above, the atmospheric river is visible as a thin yellow arm,.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2013

That"s No Moon! Did Russia Deploy An Experimental Killer Satellite?

Russia launched the Kosmos 2499 rocket mission back in May as part of what seemed like just another mission to further develop its constellations of 'Rodnik' communications satellites. Usually three satellites are released during these missions, but this .....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News21 hr. 11 min. ago

Aterlo Networks wants to put a Netflix cache in your router

Satellite internet subscribers often can't use Netflix at all for fear of exceeding their data caps. Nightshift wants to change that......»»

Category: mediaSource:  gigaomRelated News5 hr. 26 min. ago

This radar image of Tokyo was acquired by the European Space Agency"s Sentinel-1A satellite earlier

This radar image of Tokyo was acquired by the European Space Agency's Sentinel-1A satellite earlier this year. The data is so accurate that it can monitor ground movements down to a few millimetres—which helps urban planners know where they can and can'.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsNov 21st, 2014

For Dish, Tense Talks All Around

Satellite-TV provider Dish is fighting three media giants at the same time: Comcast’s NBCUniversal, CBS and Turner......»»

Category: topSource:  wsjRelated NewsNov 21st, 2014

How to Use Satellite Imagery to Predict the Market

You can do some crazy shit with satellite imagery. What kinds of crazy shit? Well, for one, a startup's spying on the shadows of half-built skyscrapers in China and then selling the data to investors who want to predict what the real estate market. That's.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsNov 20th, 2014

Satellite Shows Frigid Arctic Air Over Eastern US

A new satellite photo shows the eastern United States locked in a cold front's icy grip......»»

Category: topSource:  discoverRelated NewsNov 20th, 2014

Experiment in Vienna Shows That Ground-to-Satellite Communication with Twisted Light is Possible

Researchers successfully transmit twisted light signals over turbulent Vienna. Researchers successfully transmit twisted light signals over turbulent Vienna......»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated NewsNov 20th, 2014

Google data center chief: go green because your customers care

Sustainability can be more than environmentally friendly Image Caption:  Google's data centers in The Dalles, Oregon, next to the Columbia River. (Craig Mitchelldyer/Getty Images) 0 Add to Awards .....»»

Category: cloudSource:  datacenterdynamicsRelated NewsNov 20th, 2014

Is Russian mystery object 2014-28E an anti-satellite weapon in space?

Russia launched an object, which is being identified as “Object 2014-28E,” earlier this year with three military communication satellites. When the launch occurred in May, some questions were raised, when it was noted that Russia did not acknowledge o.....»»

Category: topSource:  inferseRelated NewsNov 20th, 2014

The most accurate, highest resolution video of Earth ever made

This Earth video created by James Tyrwhitt-Drake using footage from the Elektro-L weather satellite —a Russian satellite that takes one 121 megapixel image of Earth every 30 minutes—is the highest resolution video of our home planet ever created. Watc.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsNov 20th, 2014

Is Russian Mystery Object 2014-28E an anti-satellite weapon in space?

Russia launched an object, which is being identified as “Object 2014-28E,” earlier this year with three military communication satellites. When the launch occurred in May, some questions were raised, when it was noted that Russia did not acknowledge o.....»»

Category: topSource:  inferseRelated NewsNov 19th, 2014

Dark matter could be seen in GPS time glitches [Science]

GPS has a new job. It does a great job of telling us our location, but the network of hyper-accurate clocks in space could get a fix on something far more elusive: dark matter. #GPS #dark matter #space #satellite #clock.....»»

Category: topSource:  planettechnewsRelated NewsNov 19th, 2014

Video: Planet Earth, as seen from space in high-definition, 4K resolution

This video offers “A timelapse of Earth in 4K resolution, as imaged by the geostationary Elektro-L weather satellite, from May 15th to May 19th, 2011.” Read the rest.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsNov 19th, 2014

Is Russian Mystery Object a Space Weapon?

Some space analysts wonder if Object 2014-28E could be part of a Russian anti-satellite program......»»

Category: topSource:  discoverRelated NewsNov 19th, 2014

Holy mother of God, check out the giant snow wall swallowing Buffalo

A wall of snow has swallowed Buffalo, New York, this morning. NOAA meteorologists say it's a heavy snow lake effect. Check out the videos, plus the aerial photos (like the above posted by WBEN NewsRadio's Facebook) and satellite images. Good luck everyone.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsNov 18th, 2014