The Statue of Unity has set a new benchmark! The tallest statue in the world has joined the league of man-made structures visible from space. The 182-metre-tall statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was captured from the space by a Commercial satellite network Planet. The SkySat image was captured on November 15 shows the statue dominating the sky at 597 feet.
At 597 feet, India’s Statue of Unity is now the tallest statue in the world and clearly seen from space! Oblique SkySat image captured today, November 15, 2018. pic.twitter.com/FkpVoHJKjw
— Planet (@planetlabs) November 15, 2018