Monday, March 23, 2009

History of Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry

ASPRS is documenting the history of aerial photography and photogrammetry which will be available here: at this time the page is still under construction.

If you find one on YouTube you'll see links to others, like

Geospatial Intelligence in WWII - Stats like: "WWII: TVA and USGS effort alone = 500 men and women; 11 countries mapped; 1.5 million hours worked
Photogrammetry in Space Exploration including a very interesting way maps were utilized in the Apollo 17 mission :)

Here is an interesting one on Aerial Survey Pioneers, documenting the very beginnings of imaging from the air:

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