Signature Sports Venues as Seen From Space – GeoEye High Resolution Imagery Featured on WIRED

Mammoth sports stadiums and venues are always a sight to behold when you’re sitting in them, but what if you’re looking at them from space? That’s a whole new perspective that we rarely see, but our friends at NASA and GeoEye have eyes in the sky that allow for us to gain a new appreciation for these architectural and natural landscapes that are more just hulking steel structures or sand traps by the sea.

Indeed, looking at these monuments of sport from above makes you think differently when you’re visiting down below. Here are 12 notable venues that stretch across all periods of history to show us that times may change but our societal love of sports is endless.

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GeoEye is a leading source of geospatial information and insight for decision makers and analysts who need a clear understanding of our changing world to protect lives, manage risk and optimize resources. Each day, organizations in defense and intelligence, public safety, critical infrastructure, energy, and online media rely on GeoEye’s imagery, tools and expertise to support important missions around the globe. Widely recognized as a pioneer in high-resolution satellite imagery, GeoEye has evolved into a complete provider of geospatial intelligence solutions. GeoEye’s ability to collect, process and analyze massive amounts of geospatial data allows our customers to quickly see precise changes on the ground and anticipate where events may occur in the future. GeoEye is a public company listed on NASDAQ as GEOY and is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, with more than 700 employees worldwide. View all posts by webmastergeoeye

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