Sensors and Systems
Breaking News
Bluesky 3D Maps Enhance Ambiental’s Future Climate Change Flood Risk Model
Rating12345Leicestershire, UK  – 3D terrain data from aerial mapping...
xyzt.ai becomes an otonomo data visualization partner
Rating12345xyzt.ai analytics platform leverages otonomo’s connected vehicle data boosting...
WISER to Virtually Debut New RTLS Features at M&T 2020
Rating12345RALEIGH, NC — WISER Systems, a developer of innovative...

September 18th, 2007
Digital Globe Successfully Launches WorldView-1 Satellite

  • Rating12345

Digital Globe successfully launched the WorldView-1 satellite on Tuesday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. WorldView-1 is the first of two next-generation satellites that Digital Globe plans to launch. The launch was webcast live and a video can be viewed here. The WorldView-1  will capture panchromatic imagery at a half-meter resolution. The satellite will operate at an altitude of 496 kilometers, WorldView-1 will have an average revisit time of 1.7 days and will be capable of collecting up to 750,000 square kilometers (290,000 square miles) per day of half-meter imagery. The satellite will also be equipped with geo-location accuracy capabilities and will collect in-track stereo imagery.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *