Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 7 August 2020

Looking down on a decade: world events captured from space

Maxar Technologies used its state-of-the-art satellite imagery to keep track on world news

Some of the world's major events were so massive they were visible from space.

Maxar Technologies, captured news events like the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico to tracking the US operation to kill ISIS leader bu Bakr Al Baghdadi in Syria.

Take a look at the most striking images using from Maxar's state-of-the-art satellite imagery in the galler above.

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Updated: December 27, 2019 01:26 PM

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