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IKONOS Decommissioned

IKONOS outlived many of its younger siblings but today it is time to say goodbye. After 15-plus years of successful service, DigitalGlobe made the decision

QuickBird De-Orbited

European Space Imaging announced today that on Tuesday 27 January 2015, after 13 years of excellent performance, QuickBird approached its end of mission smoothly and,

Digitising the Third Dimension

Digital Surface Models (DSM) are key components for urban planning, biomass estimation and many more tasks where 3-dimensional data is required. Traditionally, the imagery for

First Images From WorldView-3

On August 13, 2014, DigitalGlobe launched WorldView-3 into orbit. On August 19, a mere six days after launch, they completed commissioning the satellite bus and

Seeing the Invisible: Carbon Leaks

With worldwide coal-powered plant capacity set to increase by 35% before 2020 and hence increase the annual amount of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) generated by many