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- November 14th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorised

Typhoon Tacloban captured by Pleiades14 November 2013 – The effects of Typhoon Haiyan, which hit the Philippines on November 8 2013, were photographed on 13 November 2013 by a Pléiades satellite, which had captured images (right) of the same zone (Tacloban) on 7 March 2013.

Astrium builds and operates the Pléiades high-resolution satellites that are providing such images within the framework of the International Charter on Space and Disasters. These images are being made available to rescue teams and authorities.