Google’s Skybox Imaging renamed Terra Bella

Google has just announced that Skybox Imaging has been renamed Terra Bella. The new name is intended to indicate a change of focus from just a satellite imaging company to pioneering the search for … [Read more...]

Skybox captures Tower of London poppies from space

In June last year Google acquired Skybox Imaging. So far they have launched two imaging satellites, but plan to launch many more. We have had a look at some of their early images, such as the … [Read more...]

Skybox for Good

Back in June 2014, Google acquired Skybox Imaging. In September, Skybox provided an impressive demonstration of their capabilities by capturing images of the Burning Man festival and producing … [Read more...]

Skybox Imaging captures Burning Man

Last month we covered the Burning Man festival, and how the event has been captured by satellite imagery a number of times, with the images available in Google Earth's Historical Imagery. It turns out … [Read more...]

Google acquires Skybox Imaging for $500 million

Google has just announced that they've purchased Skybox Imaging for $500 million, in an effort to help keep imagery updated more rapidly, improve global internet access, and assist in disaster … [Read more...]