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President Trump Tweets Sensitive Surveillance Image of Iran

The Friday afternoon tweet had experts picking up their jaws from the floor when they saw a photo of an Iranian space facility.
A commercial satellite image from the company Maxar (bottom) is around 46 cm in resolution. The image tweeted by the president (top) appears far better. Source: Top; Satellite image ©2019 Maxar Technologies Bottom; @realDonaldTrump

President Trump has tweeted what experts say is almost certainly an image from a classified satellite or drone, showing the aftermath of an accident at an Iranian space facility.

"The United States of America was not involved in the catastrophic accident during final launch preparations for the Safir [Space Launch Vehicle] Launch at Semnan Launch Site One in Iran," the president said in a

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