Tag: aerial

Apr 1, 2015

Astronauts Capture Terrifying Photos of Super Typhoon Maysak from Space

Astronauts Capture Terrifying Photos of Super Typhoon Maysak from Space

After ravaging Micronesia a few days ago, Maysak has intensified into a super typhoon and is expected to threaten the Philippines this weekend. Earlier this week Super Typhoon Maysak intensified into the equivalent of a Category 5 hurricane with sustained winds of 160 mph (257 km/h). According to Weather.com, Maysak has killed at least…

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Mar 31, 2015

This is What Herding Sheep with a Drone Looks Like

This is What Herding Sheep with a Drone Looks Like

Won’t somebody think about the sheep dogs? Technology replacing yet another job sigh… :P

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Mar 30, 2015

Picture of the Day: The 9-Acre Green Roof at Facebook’s New HQ

Picture of the Day: The 9-Acre Green Roof at Facebook’s New HQ

Photograph by Facebook Earlier today, Mark Zuckerberg shared this aerial photo of the amazing 9-acre green roof at Facebook’s brand new headquarters in Menlo Park, California. Zuckerberg adds: “Today we moved into our new Facebook building in Menlo Park, California. Our goal was to create the perfect engineering space for our teams to work…

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Mar 15, 2015

Drone Explores Hang Son Doong, the Largest Cave in the World

Drone Explores Hang Son Doong, the Largest Cave in the World

Experience the world’s largest cave, Vitenam’s Hang Son Doong, from a quadcopter’s POV. The video was filmed by Ryan Deboodt near the entrance and the first and second dolines (skylights), which are 2.5 and 3.5 km inside the cave respectively. Deboodt used the following gear: Canon 6D, Canon 16-35mm f4, DJI Phantom 2, GoPro…

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Mar 11, 2015

Drone Captures Pod of Dolphins Surfing Waves Off Australian Coast

Drone Captures Pod of Dolphins Surfing Waves Off Australian Coast

A quadcopter captures a pod of bottlenose dolphins playing in the waves along the Esperance coastline in Western Australia. Amazing to see them leap out of the water like that!

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Feb 27, 2015

Picture of the Day: Rice Terraces from Above

Picture of the Day: Rice Terraces from Above

Photograph by Jialiang Gao | http://www.peace-on-earth.org In this breathtaking aerial photograph by Jialiang Gao, we see the amazing terraced rice terraces of Yunnan, China. Yunnan’s Yuanyang County is a popular destination with photographers due to the vast areas of nearby mountains which have been cultivated into terraced rice paddies for at least the past…

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Feb 25, 2015

21 Satellite Photos of Earth that Will Give you a Fresh Perspective

21 Satellite Photos of Earth that Will Give you a Fresh Perspective

The world looks different when seen from above. During spaceflight, astronauts and cosmonauts have reported a cognitive shift in awareness while viewing the Earth from orbit or from the lunar surface; this is known as the “Overview Effect“. This experience inspired Benjamin Grant to launch Daily Overview, an online project that attempts to, “fully…

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