January 20, 2009

Hail to the Chief, from space


“For those about to Barack… We salute you!”


  • The GeoEye-1 satellite took a high-res photo of the inaugural proceedings from 423 miles overhead, whipping by at 17,000 mph. Here’s a version of the whole thing (but not full-res).
  • The NYT hosts a zoomable photo (via Flash) showing the new president addressing the crowd.  (You know you can create things just like this straight out of Photoshop, right? File->Export->Zoomify.) [Via Ken Lawson]
  • CNN features a 360-degree panorama showing the stand before the ceremony. [Via Adam Pratt]
Posted by John Nack at 4:34 PM on January 20, 2009


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