New Content for Google Earth’s 10th Anniversary

New Voyager Layer

Google blogged today about Google Earth turning 10 and announced some new content in celebration. This announcement brings out some revelations about the future of Google Earth as well. So, we are … [Read more...]

Ten Years of Amazing Google Earth Visualizations

Unique sights

Google Earth was first released on June 28, 2005. Now, in celebration of the 10th Anniversary of Google Earth's release, we would like to share just a few examples of the best user applications of … [Read more...]

10 years of Google Earth innovation

informationoverload

In 2004 Google bought startup Keyhole Inc. whose main product was a virtual globe known as Keyhole Earthviewer. On June 28th, 2005, ten years ago yesterday, Google released the renamed Google Earth … [Read more...]

Google Earth Imagery – May 27th, 2015

Imagery Updates May 27th 2015

Google have updated their 'Latest Google Earth Imagery Updates' map to show an update on May 27th, 2015. They previously had an updates map for June 8th, which we already looked at, so it appears … [Read more...]

Street View goes vertical

ElCapitan

Google are constantly looking for new places to capture Street View, often going a long way away from the nearest street. The Street View cameras have been on boats all over the world such as the … [Read more...]

Adobe Flash in Google Earth

Barcelona urthecast

In our post on UrtheCast earlier this week, we incorrectly stated that Google Earth's internal browser does not support flash content. It actually does and has done so since version 4.2. To test … [Read more...]

New Google Earth layer(s) – coming soon

Livingstone Street Names

Last week we pointed out that some of the Google Earth weather layers were out of date. Google fixed the problem soon after, and at about the same time added a tantalizing new layer that just says … [Read more...]

BlackSky Global

BlackSky Pathfinder Spacecraft - Final Integration_small

Last week we had a look at UrtheCast, a satellite imaging company that has just released their first videos captured from the International Space Station. Today we are looking at another satellite … [Read more...]

UrtheCast Releases HD Videos of Earth from Space

BostonUrthecast

UrtheCast is a company that captures satellite imagery from cameras mounted on the International Space Station (ISS). We mentioned them back in March 2012 when they first announced that they would be … [Read more...]

Google Earth weather information out of date

SeaSurfaceTemperatures

As a number of GEB readers have noted, some of Google Earth's weather layers have not been working correctly and as of this writing the data is out of date. The 'Conditions and Forecasts' layer has … [Read more...]