DigitalGlobe's satellites capture the super-realistic images on Internet maps. On Aug. 13, the company plans to launch its sixth satellite: the WorldView-3.

Pictured: Akaroa, New Zealand, on April 10, 2013.

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DigitalGlobe's satellites capture the super-realistic images on Internet maps. On Aug. 13, the company plans to launch its sixth satellite: the WorldView-3.

Pictured: Akaroa, New Zealand, on April 10, 2013.

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DigitalGlobe's Sharper Eye in the Sky

DigitalGlobe's satellites capture the super-realistic images on Internet maps. On Aug. 13, the company plans to launch its sixth satellite: the WorldView-3.

Pictured: Akaroa, New Zealand, on April 10, 2013.

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Costa Concordia wreck off the shore of Giglio, Italy, on Jan. 19, 2012.

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Monaco on May 26, 2013.

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Everglades National Park, Fla., on Jan. 5, 2014.

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Shiyuan Park, Xian, China, on Sept. 24, 2013.

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Mount Vesuvius, Naples, Italy on Feb. 19, 2013.

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Natori, Japan, on April 4, 2010, before the 2011 tsunami.

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Natori, Japan, on March 13, 2011, shortly after the tsunami.

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Burning Man festival, Nevada, on Aug. 27, 2013.

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