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Fraser
2005-May-05, 05:12 PM
SUMMARY: The European Space Agency's Envisat satellite is building up the highest resolution map ever created of the entire Earth. Once complete, it will provide coverage of the every spot on Earth with three times the resolution of any previous survey. The final image set at a resolution of 300 metres will use up 20 terabytes of memory, and provide a resource for scientists, developers, and planners.

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Eric Vaxxine
2005-May-06, 08:36 AM
Peering through our thick atmosphere will be difficult, judging by the grainy pictures we get from atmosphereless Mars. It will be interesting to compare the pictures from Earth, Moon and Mars.

merlinhoot
2005-Jun-05, 05:24 AM
I hope it picks up strange things like googles map sattelites did (http://www.unknowncountry.com/news/?id=4615) that look like UFO's