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  • True National Reconnaissance
    Posted by Michael Bruno 11:11 PM on Jan 20, 2009

    GeoEye late this afternoon publicly released satellite imagery of President Barack Obama's inauguration crowd on the National Mall.

    According to the company, at 11 :19 a.m. EST, GeoEye-1 was positioned over Washington, D.C. The image was taken 423 miles above the Mall and 200 miles west of D.C., moving at 17,000 mph or about 4 miles per second.

    Tags: Obama, inauguration, GeoEye

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