We typically only get to see rocket launches from ground level, where the space-bound craft drifts further and further away from sight. But in this dramatic new video, we finally get to see what a rocket launch looks like from the perspective of space itself.
It’s been about 48 hours since a pair of explosions rocked the Chinese port city of Tianjin. At a force approaching two dozen tons of TNT, they registered as seismic activity by China’s National Earthquake Network. And as these satellite images show, they could also be seen from space.
Swiss Police, aided by Google Earth, busted a group of "agricultural enthusiasts" who concealed two acres of ganja in the middle of a corn field. The only thing they didn't account for: satellite imaging.