Help Search for Fossett from Your Computer
join the search for NESA President Steve Fossett by using your computer to
study recent satellite images of the area where the adventurer disappeared
To sign up to help, visit www.mturk.com and follow the instructions and
text link near the top
of the page. The site requests volunteers age 18 or older.
registering, the Web site will assign you an image of a 278-foot-square section of the 6,000 square miles being
searched in Nevada.
After studying the image, you simply click “yes” or
“no” as to whether there is any sign of Fossett’s airplane
that might warrant further investigation in that section. Anything larger than
two or three feet will appear in the image, and instructions and examples help
you better determine what you are viewing.
The flagged images are passed
to the search team coordinating the flights over the area.