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Military imaging satellites: long-range intelligence

  • Pat Norris
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Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)

Abstract

Surf the web to Google Earth or Microsoft Bing and you can zoom in on anywhere in the world from above. A few places are blurred or pixellated like the X-rated bits on TV - your web search engine will take you to websites that specialize in identifying the censored areas if you search on something like “censored areas in Google Earth”. One famous blurred area during the Administration of President George W. Bush was the home of Vice President Cheney at the US Naval Observatory in Washington, DC. As described in Chapter 1, once the Obama Administration took office, the blurring was removed.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pat Norris
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  1. 1.ByfleetUK

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