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Search for Flight MH370 – Possible Debris in the Indian Ocean

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DigitalGlobe today confirmed that it provided the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) with the satellite images that appear to show debris that may be related to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which has been missing for 12 days and counting. The satellite images were captured on March 16 by our WorldView-2 satellite at a resolution of [...]

DigitalGlobe Launches Crowdsourcing Campaign to Find Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet in Satellite Images

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UPDATE March 11: We are working to best handle an unprecedented level of web traffic and interest in supporting the search. Please check back soon. We have new imagery collections planned for today and hope to make those images available online for the crowd as soon as possible. DigitalGlobe today activated its crowdsourcing platform in an [...]

GEOSPATIAL ANALYSIS – SOCHI OLYMPICS AND SOCIAL MEDIA

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While millions of people around the world were enjoying the Olympics in Sochi on television, DigitalGlobe’s geospatial analysts were imaging the events via the company’s constellation of commercial high-resolution satellites and adding layers of social media data from web intelligence company, RecordedFuture. An up-to-date imagery basemap provides important context when observing an event such as [...]