Israel's TecSar satellite begins transmitting pictures to ground control

Israel's TecSar satellite, launched last week from India, began transmitting pictures to its ground control center in Yehud on Thursday. The satellite, developed by Israel Aerospace Industries, is capable of creating high-resolution images using advanced radar technology called Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR). Officials said that the satellite was successfully orbiting earth and all of its systems were fully operational.