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Wed 10 Aug 2005

"Singapore from Space - 40 years"

Category : photos

For the past 8 years, MOK Ly Yng has been collecting images of Singapore taken from space that were available both on and off the web.

In July 2004 Ly Yng began asembling a collage of these images for our 40th National Day. Two of the 16 photos were taken by astronauts and span the period 1963 - 2005 to include the first satellite photos taken of Singapore.

Yesterday, 9th August 2005, he presented his effort via an email to the Singapore Heritage mailing list. The photo and his accompanying comments are archived here: "Singapore from Space - 40 years".

The collage was prepared to provide "a feel of the passage of time from 1965 to 2005', and we are urged to see if we can "pick out the visible changes both in Singapore and her immediate surroundings over these 40 years."

See earlier posts in Habitatnews about satellite photos.

Posted at 4:31AM UTC by N. Sivasothi | permalink | email | Raffles Museum news