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Earth observation

Stunning pictures of Vladivostok, Russia

I have never travelled to Vladivostok, far east in Russia, but I did have a look-see through the orbiting #Sentinel2 satellite. Simply stunning!

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Earth observation

Mongolia from above

Navigating through the enormous data sets from the Copernicus programme, I wanted to focus on Mongolia this time. Here are some beauties I came across.

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Earth observation

Eyes in the sky

Just watched the Antitrust movie from the 90s, which perhaps was on the verge before web 2.0 became a reality. Prior to web 2.0, Internet was slow and it would take ages just to download a media file like a mp3-file using Napster or the like. Video streaming was simply not arrived, the technology wasn’t […]

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Earth observation

A view at Russian water flow in modified natural colors

Using the following settings to enhance the difference in the water in Sentinel Hub’s Playground tool, I grabbed some satellite images of Russian water flowing into the seas. Band: Natural color Atmospheric correction: on Gain: 4.3 Gamma: 0.4 Date: 12–07–2017 The results is so pleasing and delightful to look at. Here are some more examples […]

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foto

Developing 70mm analog film in space and beaming it back to Earth, losslessly!

I recently came across a story about how probes were sent out from Earth to orbit the Moon. Their mission was to take pictures of the Moon (including the far end), high resolution pictures with the goal to find a landing spot for the Apollo missions. Remember, this was fifty years ago and the camera […]

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foto

På en annen planet

Dersom du ikke er klar over det, så har mennesker sendt roboter så store som biler til andre planeter, for eksempel Mars, vår naboplanet. Planeten er langt unna og det er ikke noen gang sendt mennesker dit, selv om det er mange som jobber for å få det til. Planeten har ikke en levelig, pustbar […]

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historie

Space game sparking the creation of Unix

Space Travel is an early video game developed by Ken Thompson in 1969 that simulates travel in the solar system. The player flies their ship around a two-dimensional scale model of the solar system with no objectives other than to attempt to land on various planets and moons. The player can move and turn the […]