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The Millennium Falcon in Google Earth

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:28:43 +0000

We recently came across an article about an interesting find in Google Earth imagery. At Longcross Studios in Surrey, England, the Millennium Falcon of Star Wars fame can be seen. It is hidden behind barriers but they omitted to cover the top. Millennium Falcon, at Longcross Studios in Surrey, England. The Millennium Falcon above was […]

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Google Earth and Street View as an historical record

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:26:51 +0000

On March 30th, 2017, a fire started under an overpass along the I-85, one of the major routes through Atlanta, Georgia, USA. The fire resulted in a section of the overpass collapsing and major repairs being needed to other sections of the roadway. Google Earth now features an image dated April 1st, just two days […]

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Floating Solar Plants

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:32:56 +0000

We recently came across a story about the world’s largest floating solar power plant to date being turned on in China. Despite the article being repeated by many news agencies we found it very difficult to figure out the exact location of the solar plant. Eventually we found this drone footage showing the power plant […]

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