SRTM

Map of Chile generated with topography from SRTM.

Five Applications of Satellite Data

SBL

To illustrate the benefits, here are five uses of satellite imagery and data.

Mapping the Earth – the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission

Caitlin Dempsey

Space Shuttle Endeavour lifted off on February 11, 2000 and one of its missions is an ambitious mapping of the earth.