So I’m not sure how serious this project is, but it has the notable dual distinction of being both really cool and really frightening. HD video streaming of the earth from orbit - with up to 1 meter resolution. Holy crap. See for yourself. And yes, we’ve seen this movie.
I mean, we’d be foolish to believe that this is not already deployed and functioning somewhere other than on the international space station, in my ninja opinion. Yup, they can see you peeing.
"Google is just 15 years old, the Internet is barely a generation old and they are beginning to detect problems that affect privacy. More and more people are going to see things on the Internet that they don’t want to be there." (Source)