World's first super-spectral, high-resolution commercial satellite launching Wednesday

By Himanshu Arora ยท 4 replies
Aug 11, 2014
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  1. Back in June, the US government lifted restrictions on high-detail satellite imagery, allowing companies to use images where features smaller than 50 cm are visible. Now, two months later, the first high resolution public imaging satellite is ready for launch.

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  2. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    It's probably built mainly to NSA specs.
    SirChocula and Zoner1501 like this.
  3. How many cm is an areola? That is the holy grail of resolution.
  4. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,663   +1,949

    Sorry, noob's question: how again do I uplink it with my Samsung galaxy?
  5. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    You've got me. Maybe Samsung should consider changing your phones name from Galaxy to Low Earth Orbit because that's where the satellite is headed.
    VitalyT likes this.

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