Having an omniscient, birds-eye view of life may give one a false sense of god-like imaginative and prescient … or a extreme case of vertigo!
Such was the case when UAE’s Khalifasat satellite operated by Mohammed Bin Rashid (MBR) House Heart caught a dizzying orbital shot of Training Metropolis Stadium in Qatar on Dec. 6, 2022 as Morocco surprised Spain with a triumphant penalty shootout win to maneuver on to the FIFA World Cup quarterfinals after enjoying to a 0-0 draw.
The photograph was taken by the Emirati-made Khalifasat orbiting 381 miles (613 kilometers) above Earth trying down upon Training Metropolis Stadium the place the 2022 FIFA World Cup is happening. The MBR House Heart posted the image to Twitter (opens in new tab) on Dec. 7 together with a message of encouragement for the Moroccan squad. “This photograph captured by KhalifaSat depicts the Training Metropolis Stadium that witnessed the victory of Morocco main the group to the quarter finals of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. Congratulations to the Moroccan group for this historic achievement!,” MBR House Heart’s tweet reads.
This photograph captured by KhalifaSat depicts the Training Metropolis Stadium that witnessed the victory of Morocco main the group to the quarter finals of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.Congratulations to the Moroccan group for this historic achievement! 🇲🇦#FIFAWorldCup #KhalifaSat pic.twitter.com/d7c7SJmqiHDecember 7, 2022
Khalifasat, often known as DubaiSat-3, is the primary satellite tv for pc made completely by United Arab Emirates. The satellite tv for pc supplies high-resolution imagery of Earth from sun-synchronous orbit for use in city planning, environmental monitoring and aiding pure catastrophe response.
Khalifasat was launched in October 2018 atop a Japanese H-IIA rocket from the nation’s Tanegashima House Heart, operated by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Company (JAXA). It is just the third spacecraft to be managed by UAE’s house company.
Sadly, regardless of being featured in lovely satellite tv for pc imagery throughout the World Cup, Morocco’s unbelievable success ended on Wednesday (Dec. 14) after they lastly misplaced to France 2-0, however Morocco has loads to be happy with throughout its miraculous event expertise. France, the defending 2018 World Cup Champions, will play Argentina within the Finals on Sunday, Dec. 18.