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Rio 2016 Roundup: Olympic Views All the Way From Space

Theras A. Gordon Wood ‐ Company

Check out these brilliant, crystal-clear views of Olympic venues from space below, all captured by UrtheCast's Iris and Deimos-2 sensors. You can even spot objects near the football pitches, within the stadiums. The GIFs don't do the data justice, so be sure to watch the videos below and set the player to full-screen mode.

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With Earth’s population growing at an exponential rate, the future of agriculture — in particular precision agriculture — will continue to grow in importance as the world works to support its population. Satellite monitoring, a key component of precision ag, aids in the analysis of everything from crop type and crop health, to yield prediction.

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UrtheCast has signed a strategic partnership with OmniEarth, Inc. ("OmniEarth") in support of UrtheCast's planned UrtheDaily Constellation, expected to be capable of imaging 140 million square kilometers of the global landmass every day at 5 meters GSD. The UrtheCast-OmniEarth partnership includes collaborative system development, the sharing of intellectual property, and joint customer marketing activities.

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The Syrian crisis is undoubtedly an unceasing tragedy for its citizens, and a heavy burden on the rest of the world. In May, a UN-led analysis of UrtheCast Deimos-2 satellite data revealed that refugee camps in Rukban and Hadalat — two Syria-Jordan border crossings — had experienced 81 percent and 587 percent increases in refugee structures, respectively, from late January and early February.

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