Edwards Air Force Base

Edwards Air Force Base has this giant compass-thing scraped into the desert. I assume it’s to help pilots orientate themselves when landing or taking off.

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Thursday, 7th April 2005

Boneyard, Tucson

Wow – there are a LOT of planes in Pima Air & Space Museum. It looks like they’ve got at least 10 of each plane, all laid out in very neat rows. Also of note is the plane scrapheap –…

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Thursday, 7th April 2005

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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Thursday, 7th April 2005

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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