Today, Google makes it possible for you to go back in time and get a stunning historical perspective on the changes to the Earth’s surface over time. Working with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), NASA and TIME, we're releasing more than a quarter-century of images of Earth taken from space, compiled for the first time into an interactive time-lapse experience. We believe this is the most comprehensive picture of our changing planet ever made available to the public.
When the pressures of juggling both a full-time job and school became far too great, Ozark, Ark. native Kristifier Paxton, enlisted in the Army National Guard in 2005 and served in Operation Iraqi Freedom. So when he left the Army in 2010, Paxton was eager to finish what he’d started.
Images from Landsat satellites provided free to the public by the Department of the Interior's U.S. Geological Survey were the starting points for "a new breakthrough" reported today by Time and announced on the Official Google Blog. Using its Earth Engine technology, Google has compiled decades of Landsat images into a new, interactive time-lapse experience.
On 7th May, e2v high performance image sensors were launched into space on board Proba-V, an Earth observation microsatellite operated by ESA which has been specifically designed to chart global vegetation. The satellite was carried into orbit from French Guiana by VERTA 1, the second Vega launcher.