Amazing Satellite Image Cutouts Turn Infrastructure Into Intricate Art

Human civilization has littered the natural terrain with sprawling megastructures too big to be entirely seen from the ground. But when seen from above, isolated from their surroundings—as in the work of Jenny O'Dell—these vast tangles of organized chaos will wreak even more havoc on your sense of scale. » 3/12/14 7:40pm 3/12/14 7:40pm

Winter Olympics Host Cities Look Amazing From Space

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center has released a fresh collection of stunning satellite images to celebrate the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. Thanks to them you can view most of the cities and countries that have hosted the Winter Olympics, through the eyes of NASA. Each one is more stunning than the last. » 2/07/14 9:20am 2/07/14 9:20am

We Started Recording the Earth From Space Forty Years Ago and Haven't…

These days it seems like we're constantly seeing gorgeous images of the Earth from space. It wasn't always that way. On July 23rd 1972, NASA launched ERTS-1 satellite into space to observe the planet. We've never seen ourselves the same since. » 7/23/12 1:00pm 7/23/12 1:00pm

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