Elektro-L | Earth

March 30, 2011   Posted by Levi Maestro

This photo was taken by a new Russian weather satellite called Elektro-L. This is the first major spacecraft fully developed in post-Soviet Russia, developed by NPO Lavochkin for the Russian Federal Space Agency. The imagery is said to be even more accurate and higher resolution then any image to date.

Source: Gizmodo

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2 Comments to “Elektro-L | Earth”

  1. Allen Walker says:

    Two reason why this is awesome:
    1. The resolution is bananas
    2. You can actually see how big Africa REALLY is… Cause looking at a map it looks half the size.

    Dope post.

  2. I know my science teacher told me the answer but I always wondered why stars are never captured in images and (the suppose) videos from space…. Crazy resolution thou…

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