The first photo from a new Earth-gazing satellite is insanely detailed

Https%3a%2f%2fblueprint-api-production.s3.amazonaws.com%2fuploads%2fcard%2fimage%2f307395%2ff786c700ea714096b6497f3083cbc369

Feed-twFeed-fb

A brand new satellite orbiting hundreds of miles above Earth’s surface has just opened its eyes.

DigitalGlobe released the first public photo taken by the company’s Earth-gazing WorldView-4 satellite, and it’s a beauty. 

The new image, taken on Nov. 26 and unveiled last week, shows Tokyo, Japan’s Yoyogi National Gymnasium, one of the sites of the 1964 Olympics. 

WorldView-4 is the latest advanced satellite in a fleet of five DigitalGlobe spacecraft designed to beam high-resolution images of various places on Earth back to people on the ground.  Read more…

More about Weather, Spire, Google, Earth Photos, and Space Photos