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Logos You Can See From Space

posted by Jason Kottke   May 02, 2022

satellite image of a solar array in the shape of Mickey Mouse

satellite image of SpaceX headquarters with an X on the roof

satellite image of a Target store with a Target logo on the roof

satellite image of the BMW Museum with a BMW logo on the roof

satellite image of a huge Coca-Cola logo in the Chilean desert

Elissaveta M. Brandon recently wrote about the uptick in companies placing huge logos, often drawn in solar panels, so that they can be seen in satellite imagery. I collected images of a few examples of logos that are viewable from space above: a solar array at Walt Disney World, an X on the roof of the SpaceX HQ, a Target logo on top of a Target store, the BMW Museum, and a huge Coca-Cola logo that’s been in the Chilean desert since 1986 (and is therefore difficult to see on satellite imagery). (via clive thompson)