Thursday, September 01, 2005


Spy sattelites aiding in Katrina rebuilding effort

Source: ReutersWASHINGTON, Aug 31 (Reuters) - U.S. Spy satellites have been called into service to help federal emergency officials cope with the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, officials said on Wednesday.

The little-known National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, which analyzes satellite images for the espionage community and combat troops, has provided scores of images of hard-hit areas, including New Orleans, before and after the storm struck.

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