20 November, 2009

GeoEye-1 flies over Dubai Airshow

Orbiting at an altitude of 681km, GeoEye-1 is the world's highest resolution commercial earth-imaging satellite.

It passed over the Dubai Airshow and captured this awesome image.



You can go to the GeoEye site to see the original and to download the 11mb high-res file.

If you're interested in aerial imagery, click the Back to Gallery link on that download page and check out the other wonderful photos.  Interesting AUD one at #7!

Satellite image courtesy of GeoEye

3 comments:

Hatem said...

very nice; thanks NZM :)

BuJ said...

immensely WOW!

i like this

btw, NZM i just published a post about the airshow with many more pics, but taken from a lower altitude :)

would love to hear your opinions on that over at my blog!

nzm said...

BuJ: looking forward to checking those out when we are back on regular internet. Currently travelling thru Basque country!

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