As many people who follow my blogs know, I absolutely love to view the high resolution imagery available from our nation's polar orbiter satellites. These satellites orbit from pole to pole at a low height, around 450 miles, compared to geo-stationary satellites which orbit around 23,000 miles above the earth. Although polar orbiters only provide a couple images a day at any one point on earth, they provide very high resolution photos. I got hooked looking at the...
Updated: 1:07 PM GMT on February 05, 2013
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