Europe’s Meteosat Second Generation-3 spacecraft, launched July 5, has generated the first image of the Earth using its primary instrumentation. The first results from the Spinning Enhanced Visible and Infrared Imager (Seviri) mark a milestone in the six-month commissioning process, the European Space Agency announced Aug. 7. Operations of MSG-3, launched atop an Ariane 5 from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, were transferred from the European Space Agency to the ...


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