Thursday May 30, 2013

This stunning map of global flight paths (featured on the BBC website) was created by Michael Markieta by using data from OpenFlights.

What's so great about it? James Cheshire from Spatial Analysis tells you why.

(Source: MADGIC Staff)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in MAPS/ATLAS on Thursday May 30, 2013  Bookmark and Share
Tuesday April 23, 2013

NASA has created this amazing image of the Sun, by stitching together 25 separate images of solar explosions between April 16, 2012 and April 15, 2013.

Watch the video.

Read more.

(Source: Capital Weather Gang)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in MAPS/ATLAS on Tuesday Apr 23, 2013  Bookmark and Share
Wednesday April 17, 2013

Col. Chris Hadfield took this amazing photograph of Ottawa from the International Space Station last night.

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Check out his Twitter feed for more satellite images from around the world.

(Source: Ottawa Citizen / Chris Hadfield via Twitter)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in MAPS/ATLAS on Wednesday Apr 17, 2013  Bookmark and Share

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