Another google acquisition….


Google has announced that its recently acquired company Skybox, known for its high-quality satellite imaging, is to begin giving away satellite images to help people do goo things. But don’t worry: you’ll be able to see them too.
The new scheme-called Skybox For Good-will see the company provide up-to-date satellite photos to people and organizations in order to help support their good work. From understanding climate change to clearing landmines, the hope is that the images can help provide an extra level of information to understand what’s happening on the surface of our planet.
The good news for us: Google and Skybox are publishing all the images on Google Maps Engine. They’ll be available under Creative Commons license, so you can use them to.
Google keeps growing !! 
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