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Astrium delivers first images of Vietnam’s RS satellite

France: Forty-eight hours after launch, Astrium has delivered the first VNREDsat-1 images. Astrium is prime contractor for the Vietnam Natural Resources, Environment, Disaster Satellite, the first Vietnamese earth observation satellite. The Astrium-built VNREDSat-1 was launched on May 7 from Kourou.

The pictures show Hanoi’s Red River (on top) and the city of Melbourne (at bottom) at a resolution of 2.5 metres.

Source: Astrium