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Memorable news satellite photos of 2018

Jan 02, 2019 - Associated Press

From Russian war games to lava flows on Hawaii to raging fires in California, images gathered from high above Earth by satellites in 2018 delivered a unique perspective on humanity, geopolitics and the forces of nature that have upended lives and landscape.

Here's a look at eight of the most striking news images captured by satellite imagery company DigitalGlobe - and photos made by Associated Press photographers who were on the ground:

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