• Canon is Letting You Photograph Earth From Its Camera Satellite

    2 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    As a showcase of its CE-SAT-1 Earth-imaging satellite, Canon is allowing anyone to take their own photos of Earth from space as part of a demonstration for CES .
    The Canon CE-SAT-1 is a microsatellite - roughly the size of a wine barrel - that the company launched into space in June of 2017 and is equipped with a modified Canon EOS 5 Mark III camera. From its orbit, the camera is capable of photographing a ground area of around 3.7 miles by 2.5 miles. The satellite is also equipped with a 40cm Canon Cassegrain telescope with a 3720mm focal length and a Canon PowerShot S110 that is used for...
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