Friday, September 9, 2011

Ground Zero after attack is seen from space in newly-released image

[h/t WaPo]

Via GSFC photostream:

Aftermath of World Trade Center Attack

Aftermath of World Trade Center Attack

This true-color image was taken by the Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+) aboard the Landsat 7 satellite on September 12, 2001, at roughly 11:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time.

Image courtesy USGS Landsat 7 team, at the EROS Data Center.

Credit: NASA Earth Observatory

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