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Millions join satellite search for missing plane

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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. 

A performer poses in front of messages expressing prayers and well-wishes for passengers onboard missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang on March 17, 2014

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.

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