Cape Canaveral

The two shuttle launch sites and hangar at Cape Canaveral are quite recognisable. You can can follow the giant roadway from the hangar to the launch sites but it’s only when you zoom right in you realise how big they…

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Thursday, 7th April 2005

Concorde

This one shows you how long ago some of this images were taken. Here’s Concorde at JFK, presumably before April 2003. I’ve also beeen wondering if the people at Keyhole (Whom Google bought the technology from) had to Photoshop out…

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The Pentagon

The Headquarters of the United States Department of Defense are very easy to spot from space.

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Thursday, 7th April 2005

Hoover Dam

I had no idea it looked like this!

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Liberty Island

The Statue of Liberty and Liberty Island. You can also see the Staten Island ferry going past in the bottom right.

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Hollywood Sign

Only just legible, but very cool, the Hollywood sign. Now I don’t need to go there to see it.

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Wednesday, 6th April 2005

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