Elektro-L1, Russia’s next generation weather watching eye in the sky, with a flair for photography. An extra-ordinary satellite Elektro-L1’s has the amazing ability to capture the Earth in a single unbelievably high resolution,121 megapixel frame, a skill that has been put to other extra-ordinary uses.
Starting with record breaking ‘highest resolution single shot of the Earth ever’, the 121 megapixel camera was just getting warmed up. Next the stunning shot of the Earth and Moon, with the Moon in perfect location to be the Earths backdrop. Now, the amazing shots coming from Elektro-L1 are also becoming the source of stunning time-lapse videos.
Having set records while stunning the world Elektro-L1 has returned to her daily weather duties, watching ocean temperatures or storm formations. From time to time though Elektro is given the opportunity to take advantage of the spectacular views and Elektro-L1’s flair for photography.