France: Airbus Defence and Space has published the first images obtained from the SPOT 7 satellite, a mere three days after its launch on 30 June. According to the company, "over the last few hours, the entire chain – from satellite programming and image acquisition to telemetry reception and processing – was successfully put into operation to deliver these first spectacular images."
The images released were of Bakou – Capital and largest city of Azerbaijan, Fiji, Mecca, Réunion – a French Island in Indian Ocean and Sydney.
Look at these stunning SPOT 7 images revealing its full potential in terms of natural resource and urban zone mapping and agri-environmental monitoring.
Bakou – Capital and largest city of Azerbaijan as seen in the SPOT 7 Image
Fiji Islands as seen from SPOT 7
The Holy Mecca captured by SPOT 7
Réunion – a French Island in Indian Ocean captured by SPOT 7
Sydney the beautiful city as seen from the SPOT 7 image
Source: Airbus Defence and Space