The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 remains one of the greatest mysteries in aviation history, but the Australian government hopes that recent satellite image analysis will provide a breakthrough in finally determining the location of the Boeing 777-200ER.
Back in March, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau asked Geoscience Australia for assistance in analyzing four images that were taken by a Pleiades 1A satellite on March 23, 2014, 15 days after the flight vanished. The images, GA determined, “contain at least 70 identifiable objects,” 12 of which are “probably man made.” Another 28 objects are “possibly man made.”
In addition to the GA report, Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) released its third drift report, and the agency is very optimistic that the analysis of these images will pave the way to finding MH370.
“Taking drift model uncertainty into account, we have found that the objects identified in most of the …