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Originally Posted by porsche4life View Post
Why do we need a manned spy plane if we can do the job with UAVs or satellites?
Part of the issue is the lens. How detailed do you think you can be at 100 miles versus 12 miles? As an example, people wonder why we can't zoom in to the Apollo 11 site. The entire site is more than a pixel wide for the best camera on the Hubble Space telescope.
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