Satellite Photos Take You Inside Gadhafi’s Compound – GeoEye High Resolution Imagery Featured in WIRED Article

The world’s been enthralled for the past week by the battle for Bab al-Azizia, Moammar Gadhafi’s foreboding Tripoli compound.

But the full story of Bab al-Azizia requires a more panoramic view.

That’s where satellite imagery company GeoEye comes in. Using a 0.5-meter resolution from its GeoEye-1 satellite, the company snapped these 15 stunning aerial pictures of Gadhafi’s hideaway, showing the fortifications the Libyan dictator possessed before and after the rebels breached the doors of Tripoli. The images are inlaid with commentary from IHS Jane’s imagery analyst Allison Puccioni making sense of it all.

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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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