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Dustin Gent wrote:
I remember when Google Earth first came out and captured it, and then they de-classified A51.
Google Maps/Earth didn't really photograph it. Rather, they leased/purchased the satellite photos from a non-US Gov't agency that had photographed the location (I heard it was from the Russians, but I can't find the source anymore).
That's correct, Sovinformsputnik, although there are images from the late '60s taken by USGS/NASA as well.
More recent IKONOS images are available at several sites, including the Federation of American Scientists' site: