Dubai: The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology’s (EIAST) DubaiSat 2 Earth observation satellite has been successfully deployed in orbit and all systems have been tested and verified. The satellite’s first image, taken of Seer Bani Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, was captured approx 24 hours after launch. The satellite was launched in November2013. EIAST released images from DubaiSat 2 taken from all over the world in 1-meter resolution.
The areas captured include the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, Tokyo Bay, The Coliseum in Rome and an image of Burj Khalifa taken just before the UAE’s National Day
Source: Satellite today