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A satellite view of Paradise, California, on November 8, 2018.

Satellite images show how the Camp Fire destroyed entire towns and killed dozens of people

Satellites in space took pictures of Paradise, California, and the nearby town of Magalia as the Camp Fire burned much of the two places to ashes.
A satellite view of Paradise, California, on November 8, 2018.

Satellite photos of the California wildfires reveal their incredible destruction from space

NASA and commercial satellites are photographing the Camp, Hill, and Woolsey wildfires from space. New satellite images show the unfolding disasters.

For 8 years, Google’s satellites wouldn’t map an obscure area in Nevada where an experimental military site exists — and there’...

Google Earth did not update its satellite image of an experimental military base in southwestern Nevada for eight years, according to Motherboard. Updates typically take place every 30 days.
A satellite view of the Mississippi River in April 2018.

Satellite images reveal humanity’s abusive relationship with Earth’s most precious resource

Here are some of the most telling satellite pictures of rivers (which we sourced primarily from NASA Earth Observatory) and what they reveal about our close and often contentious relationship with vital waterways.
Fields and farmed were covered by water.

Before-and-after satellite photos show the staggering amount of water Hurricane Florence dumped on North Carolina

Hurricane Florence churned into North Carolina on September 14, bringing storm surge, flooding, and intense rainfall. Here's what the hardest hit areas looked like before and after the storm.

Satellite images reveal what Russia’s World Cup stadiums look like from space

Games for the 2018 World Cup will be played at 12 stadiums across Russia, with locations spread more than 1,500 miles apart from east to west and more than 1,000 miles from north to south. Here's what they look like from satellites orbiting the Earth.

Stunning before-and-after satellite photos show how one of the most active volcanoes in Central America scorched the Earth near Guatemala

At least 99 people have been killed after Volcan de Fuego, one of the most active volcanoes in Central America, erupted several times over the last days. The village of San Miguel Los Lotes, as well as a nearby golf course, were engulfed in mud, ash, and debris.
Puerto Cabello oil refinery, Venezuela, in 2014.

The founder of a satellite imagery startup aiming to raise £20 million this year tells us how he is changing the commodity industry

"We give people access to new types of information and insight they've never been exposed to before," Bird.i founder Corentin Guillo told Business Insider.
Saudi Oil Minister, Khalid al-Falih, arrives to attend the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh

Shadows picked up by satellites suggest Saudi Arabia under reported its oil stores last year

BI PRIME: New satellite images analysed by Bird.i suggest Saudi Arabia's oil reserves may have increased in the first half of 2017.

See South Korea’s 2018 Winter Olympics venues in new photos taken from space

DigitalGlobe, a satellite-imaging company, has photographed South Korea's stadiums, alpine tracks, skiing hills, and other venues in Pyeongchang from space.