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This company is giving its satellite imagery of California away for free

April 5, 2016 - Uncategorized


Satellite Imagery of almost every place on Earth is available widely now, thanks to the advent of services like Google Earth, but it’s always been tricky to use that in a business without paying thousands of dollars. Today, Planet Labs, a satellite company founded in 2010 by ex-NASA scientists is making it a little easier to get access to high-resolution satellite images for free. A new project called Open California will publish new imagery of the entire state of California every two weeks under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (CC BY-SA). That means anyone can access the data without having to pay, which could be a…

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