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Earth_FromRussianSatelliteEarth from Russian Satellite

Earth_FromRussianSatellite

Thanks to the Russian weather satellite, Elektro-L,  we now have the highest resolution single image of the earth to date provide by the Russian Space Research Agency’s Research Center for Earth Operative Monitoring. NASA has produced beautiful “Blue Marble” images of the earth by stitching together different photographs. The Elektro-L,22,000 miles above the equator, can take a single 121 MB picture of the whole earth every 30 minutes. Because the Elektro-L is geostationary, in a fixed position Read more […]Share this:FacebookEmailPrint

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KrumsvilleBerksCountyAerial Exploration: PHL to ELM (and back)

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Flying home to Watkins Glen, NY in October for an unfortunate event, but I was able to enjoy some interesting views along the way as I flew from Philadelphia to Elmira, NY and back to my connection in Philly. Krumsville, Berks County, Pennsylvania Wikipedia Google Maps I love the waving fields in the image. It took me a little while to figure out where this was in my flight from Philadelphia, PA to Elmira, NY. Apparently, it’s the small unincorporated town of Krumsville in rural Pennsylvania. Read more […]Share this:FacebookEmailPrint

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