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April 24th, 2012
Eye in the Sky Releases Breathtaking Images

The creators of the GeoEye-1 satellite have released a set of stunning images that show how our planet has changed in the four years since its launch. Google, which had its logo emblazoned on the satellite’s launch vehicle back in 2008, has exclusive online use of the mapping data produced by the satellite. The data is made available by Google via its Google Maps and Google Earth apps. Within Google Earth, users can switch on a ‘GeoEye Featured Imagery’ layer, which highlights available imagery within the interactive interface, with links to full-resolution versions and location/event information. Read More