Now You Can Help Search for the Missing Malaysian Airlines Flight

The Boeing 777 that seemed to disappear into thin air last weekend has still not been found after five days of search and rescue. Now a crowdsourcing company has started a campaign where anyone can pore over satellite images to find traces of Flight 370 or its 239 passengers. » 3/12/14 1:00pm 3/12/14 1:00pm

How Swarms of Tiny Satellites Are Creating a Real-Time Google Earth

Google Earth is an amazing resource, but if there's one criticism that can be leveled at it, it's that it's permanently out of date due to the lag between when the data is acquired and when it appears online. But right now, a pair of Californian startups are putting swarms of tiny satellites into space, creating… » 1/09/14 2:00pm 1/09/14 2:00pm

Google Earth Showing New Satellite Images of Japan

You're probably going to want to polish up and open Google Earth. Google has been processing new updated satellite images of Japan and they're constantly trying to find more as fast as possible. They're on top of Kushiro, Tokyo, Kamaishi, Fukushima (before outer structure collapse) and Yokohama right now. Find the full … » 3/12/11 3:09pm 3/12/11 3:09pm

Hungary's Toxic Sludge Spill Viewed From Space

With workers racing to build emergency dams in an effort to prevent a second catastrophe, new satellite imagery from NASA shows the horrifying scale of the toxic sludge spill that has killed eight and inundated three villages in Hungary. » 10/12/10 12:40pm 10/12/10 12:40pm