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Amazing images of Chicago and Lake Michigan from above during the polar vortex

Amazing images of Chicago and Lake Michigan from above during the polar vortex

High above the frozen streets of Chicago on Thursday, the European Space Agency's Sentinel-2 satellite orbited 488 miles overhead. The craft carries high-powered image-capturing equipment able to help scientists monitor plant growth and the health of the world's forests. On Thursday, it captured images of the frozen lakefront, swaths of craggy lake ice, an onslaught of clouds and the frigid city streets. Kudos to @ESA_EO, @DescartesLabs and

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