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Hey I Can See My Home From Space (sort Of)  
User currently offlineN751PR From United States of America, joined May 2002, 1247 posts, RR: 2
Posted (11 years 7 months 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 2262 times:



Yup there it is! With help from
http://terraserver.homeadvisor.msn.com/ but it took me a while to find it. Its satellite imagery that shows that the entire US is under surveillance so if your home existed at around 1994 in the US it might be somewhere in that map!


Ladies and Gentlemen it's happy hour.You will get two approaches for the price of one.
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User currently offlineRen41 From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 1524 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (11 years 7 months 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 2243 times:

If you go to mapquest.com, type in your address and click "aerial photo", it has a more recent and easer to see pic.

R41


User currently offlineJetService From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 4798 posts, RR: 12
Reply 2, posted (11 years 7 months 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 2213 times:

Cool man. My house wasn't a house yet; just an empty lot. It was built the next year. The field behind me was sold to a developer, so it will be all houses soon, but now serves as a driving-range  Big grin




"Shaddap you!"
User currently offlineJetService From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 4798 posts, RR: 12
Reply 3, posted (11 years 7 months 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 2205 times:

Oh yeah, here's were I work. Notice what's in our back-yard. heh heh. But it's only general aviation. It's Fort Wayne's 'second' airport, Smith Field (SFD).




"Shaddap you!"
User currently offlineFlight152 From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 3369 posts, RR: 6
Reply 4, posted (11 years 7 months 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 2202 times:

Yeah, my house was also not there when the picture was taken. The lot where my house is now is marked by the red dot. Behind the court you can see the man-made lake in the devolpment as well as the cicular driveways on
some of the houses.


User currently offlineFlight152 From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 3369 posts, RR: 6
Reply 5, posted (11 years 7 months 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 2198 times:

Also an intresting note on my above picture, the lots shown in the lighter grey color indicate a newly built house, where grass has not been planted yet. You can even pick out houses under construction with only rough framing.

User currently offlineLearpilot From United States of America, joined May 2001, 814 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (11 years 7 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 2177 times:

That's awesome! I used to fly out of this little shithole airport.
(don't know how to post the pic so here's the link)
Oh, and it's KFES, Festus, MO, about 30 miles south of STL.


http://terraserver.homeadvisor.msn.com/image.aspx?t=1&s=11&x=1822&y=10576&z=15&w=1



Heed our warnings or your future will be underpant free!
User currently offlineHkgspotter1 From Hong Kong, joined Nov 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (11 years 7 months 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 2143 times:

Las Vegas, you can see a EG & G 732 that goes to Area 51.



User currently offlineFlyboy36y From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 3039 posts, RR: 7
Reply 8, posted (11 years 7 months 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 2135 times:


Those runways you see are Floyd Bennet Field


User currently offlineGeneralA From Germany, joined May 2001, 201 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (11 years 7 months 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 2125 times:

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User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29705 posts, RR: 59
Reply 10, posted (11 years 7 months 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 2122 times:

You can't see my house in this photo, at the time the lot I am on was pretty overgrown, it had been cleared about twenty years earlier. Three years ago we thinned out a lot of the trees that where there. You can see my dirveway though, it is the line that is in the middle of the photo that slopes slightly up from left to right. We had cleared out some of the trees along it about two years earlier to run the power line to the house.

You can also count three of my neighbors floatplaes on the lake that is on the other side of the road from me.

http://terraserver.homeadvisor.msn.com/image.aspx?t=1&s=10&x=1821&y=34025&z=6&w=1



OBAMA-WORST PRESIDENT EVER....Even SKOORB would be better.
User currently offlineHkgspotter1 From Hong Kong, joined Nov 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (11 years 7 months 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 2102 times:

CONCORDE



User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11951 posts, RR: 48
Reply 12, posted (11 years 7 months 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 2097 times:

Alcatraz, hehe.  Smokin cool



Thom@s



"If guns don't kill people, people kill people - does that mean toasters don't toast toast, toast toast toast?"
User currently offlineHkgspotter1 From Hong Kong, joined Nov 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (11 years 7 months 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 2039 times:

You can even see the currents moving past the island !!

User currently offlineHkgspotter1 From Hong Kong, joined Nov 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (11 years 7 months 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 2036 times:

Is are 51 on that map..............

User currently offlineSkyway1 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 15, posted (11 years 7 months 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 2001 times:

My house at the time is to the right of the building in the middle of the picture.....



This site is way too great!

Chris  Smile  Smile


User currently offlineKLAX From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (11 years 7 months 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 1987 times:


Its KLAX! Big grin Big grin


User currently offlineHkgspotter1 From Hong Kong, joined Nov 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (11 years 7 months 17 hours ago) and read 1958 times:

Meigs Field.



User currently offlineJj From Algeria, joined Jun 2001, 1227 posts, RR: 2
Reply 18, posted (11 years 7 months 1 hour ago) and read 1940 times:




thats a plane taking off from Salt Lake City. Or perhaps landing... looks like an F-100, probably AA


User currently offlineSushka From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 4784 posts, RR: 15
Reply 19, posted (11 years 7 months ago) and read 1931 times:

If thats SLC then its a Skywest or Mesa CRJ


Pershoyu Spravoyu Litaki!
User currently offline9V-SVE From Singapore, joined Nov 2001, 2066 posts, RR: 2
Reply 20, posted (11 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 1902 times:

Look at the B-52s!  Big thumbs up



User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11951 posts, RR: 48
Reply 21, posted (11 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 1883 times:



On short final for rwy33 at Washington.

I see the images aren't very up to date, do these look familliar?



Thom@s



"If guns don't kill people, people kill people - does that mean toasters don't toast toast, toast toast toast?"
User currently offlineBO__einG From Canada, joined Apr 2000, 2769 posts, RR: 19
Reply 22, posted (11 years 6 months 4 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 1852 times:

I tried searching for Area 51. Obviously there arent any pictures of it.
There is however a topographical map of the Area 51 site area.
I tracked it down and if I am not mistaken, A51 is supposely sitting on the west end of the dryed up "Groom Lake" In the Nevada Test Range vincinity.
There arent any roads leading up to it but some elevation stuff and county state borders.





Expanding my global domination one spotter at a time..
User currently offlineLehpron From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 7028 posts, RR: 21
Reply 23, posted (11 years 6 months 4 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 1840 times:

Oh yeah, http://www.globeexploreer.com has them in COLOR!

I had to download it and alter it because I could not get it to here straight, funny, this pix must have been taken a while ago since those new 'First Year experience' buildings are not there.... There are three long rectangular buildings at the lower right hand side, I'm in the 3 of 10 halls in ERAU-Prescott:






The meaning of life is curiosity; we were put on this planet to explore opportunities.
User currently offlineLehpron From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 7028 posts, RR: 21
Reply 24, posted (11 years 6 months 4 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 1840 times:

oops, spelt wrong, sorry it's their aerial altas section:

http://www.globexplorer.com/cfviewer/viewer.cfm



The meaning of life is curiosity; we were put on this planet to explore opportunities.
25 Post contains images Lehpron : "Obviously there arent any pictures of it." Feast your peepers on these :
26 L-188 : Globexplorer sucks! They don't even cover Alaska.
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