The GISt

Geospatial stories for the curious mind


The GISt is a curated newsletter full of unusual stories, breakthrough applications and other nerdy stuff that explains how geospatial technology is changing our world.

Where in the world?

Test your ability to spot famous natural features in these six satellite images.

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What if we could forecast epidemics?

Researchers are working on a tool to forecast epidemics the way we forecast the weather, but there are challenges.

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NASA’s new spacesuits will get a boost from AI

The Extravehicular Mobility Unit, xEMU, is NASA’s first major upgrade to its spacesuit in nearly 40 years.

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