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…