On Thursday, April 18th, 2019, the STF-1 team successfully down-linked another image that was captured on April 17, 2019, at 06:10 AM EST. The image was captured while STF-1 was traveling over West Virginia at an altitude of 500 KM. The image shows the sunrise on the Earth with its blue sliver of atmosphere being illuminated. As with previous images, the VHF antenna element is visible in the middle of the image.
STF-1 Captures the always beautiful sunrise over West Virginia.