Cette image a été acquise par la constellation Planet depuis une altitude d'environ 500 kilomètres. Contrairement à l'image Pléiades, cette image a une résolution moins élevée, 12 mètres contre 50 centimètres mais offre une vue dite grand-champ qui permet de mieux contextualiser la scène. On peut voir l'Ever Given bloquant le canal et, au large de son entrée, une multitude de bateaux et autres porte-conteneurs en attente pour le franchir. © 2021, Planet Labs Inc.

15 events on Earth in 2021 as seen from space

At the end of the year, Planet and the editorial staff at Futura bring you a retrospective in images of 15 notable stories from Earth, visible from space.

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The Suomi NPP weather satellite has given us very beautiful images of our planet during the day. The night version was presented on December 5 by NASA, an image called the Black Ball, the Black Marble. © NASA

As every year, a retrospective view of some important events, seen from space by the moons of the constellation Planta. Unlike 2020, which was mainly marked by periods of severe population blockade on all continents of the planet, 2021 was especially marked by Natural disasters Some would say it was rare in severity over a few generations.

Earth in 2020: 13 events seen from space

Subject Remy Decor Posted on 12/28/2020

At the end of the year, the Futura editorial staff brings you a retrospective in images of 13 major news stories from Earth, seen from space.

2020 was not without significant events, whether it was the first containment of COVID-19 Which stopped the whole world from the nuclear developments in Iran and the demonstrations a movement Policy Black Lives Matter Movement, From black tide In Mauritius or nearer to us from Storm Alex who destroyed several villages in the Maritimes Alps. The end of the year also saw its share of somewhat dramatic news with the destruction of radioscope Dr’Arecibo And trek a giant iceberg.

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Planet, a satellite imagery specialist and a pioneer inEarth observation, photographed with his fleet consisting of 150 small satellites These are the notable events that shaped this historic and challenging year. At the core of its mission is to make satellite imagery visible, accessible and usable; Planet provides its data to the media, NGOs and first responders to promote Transparency Giving the world a better overview of global events as they unfold.

13 notable events out of tens of thousands that occurred throughout the year

À Wuhan, epicenter From’Epidemic From the Covid-19 that has spread across the planet, very strict containment measures have made it possible to virtually eradicate the virus. As these two satellite images show, traffic fell sharply during the confinement period.

The neighborhood of a train station in Wuhan.

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