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Google’s Moonshot Portfolio: Terra Bella

Among the jumble of political primary headlines this past spring, you may have missed Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) quietly rebrand its moonshot acquisition “SkyBox,” now known as “Terra Bella.” This company plans to offer live HD photos and video of the earth’s surface through a constellation of small inexpensive satellites on which it owns patents for design and data processing. However this company won’t profit simply from offering its data to human eyes. Combining satellite data with Google’s machine learning, IT infrastructure, and portfolio of other projects will ensure that this moonshot is bound for the stars.

Read more on Seeking Alpha article written by John Nicholson