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How Satellites Helped Get Bin Laden

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bin Laden compound Jan. 15, 2011

Image from DigitalGlobe highlights Osama bin Laden's compound as it appeared on Jan. 15.

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The climax of the Osama drama took place on the ground in Pakistan, but the gutsy military operation would have been impossible to pull off without a web of orbiting satellites.

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