ESA’s Sentinel-2A Satellite Returns Its First Color Images of Earth

Just four days after being lofted into orbit, European Space Agency’s Sentinel-2A satellite delivered its first images of Earth. The Sentinel-2A satellite lifted off on a Vega rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana on June 23, 2015. The 1,140-kg satellite carries a high-resolution optical payload that will gather some of the best global [...] —> Read More