Satellite Spots Burning Man Festival from Space

A European Space Agency (ESA) satellite has captured what has become one of modern society's most hedonistic adventures-Burning Man. Taken about 400 miles up, the picture shows Black Rock City in full swing along with all of its 50,000-something attendees. The week-long event gets its name from the ritual torching of a large wooden effigy [...]

September 7, 2011
6:33 AM EDT