Millions Join Satellite Search For Missing Plane

Millions Join Satellite Search For Missing Plane

Via AFP:

Three million people have joined an effort led by a satellite operator to locate the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, in what may be the largest crowdsourcing project of its kind.

The satellite firm DigitalGlobe said Monday that its search area now has some 24,000 square kilometers (9,000 square miles) and that more images are being added daily, including a new area in the Indian Ocean.

The company said more than three million people have participated in the program, with some 257 million "map views" and 2.9 million areas "tagged" by participants.

The plane went missing early on Marc...

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