May 17, 2022

Satellite Imagery: A Decade of Change on Earth Captured From Space 2010 – 2019

From Maxar:

The world changed significantly in the second decade of the 21st century. In this retrospective, Maxar Technologies digs through its 100-petabyte, high-resolution satellite imagery library to examine how the Earth’s surface has been impacted by events between 2010 and 2019.

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, 2010 Satellite image ©2019 Maxar Technologies


  • Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Meltdown in Japan
  • China’s Global Expansion
  • Growing Global Wildfires
  • Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
  • Commercial Space Takes Flight
  • Rohingya Refugee Crisis
  • Proliferation of Nuclear and Missile Technology
  • Melting Glaciers
  • The Arab Spring
  • The Rise and Fall of ISIS
  • The Destructive 2017 Hurricane Season
  • The Rise of U.S. Technology Companies

Direct to Report and Imagery

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