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WorldView-3: Have you seen this GIF?

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In a view only DigitalGlobe could manage with multiple satellites in our constellation, WorldView-1 caught this sequence of images of the WorldView-3 Atlas V launch vehicle as it launched from Vandenberg AFB in California last Wednesday. The rocket was really moving; by the time of the last frame, WorldView-3 was traveling at just over 1,000 [...]

WorldView-3: Preparing for Launch!

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With less than 24 hours left prior to the slated take-off time, we are eagerly anticipating the launch of WorldView-3, DigitalGlobe’s most sophisticated high resolution imaging satellite ever put into orbit! The scheduled launch is for August 13, 2014 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. at 11:29 a.m. PDT (2:30 p.m. EDT, 6:30 p.m. UTC.) [...]

WorldView-3: An evolution of the satellites coming before it

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By Craig Oswald Exelis Geospatial Systems, Commercial Imaging Manager When WorldView-3 begins downlinking its first images in a few months, DigitalGlobe customers will have access to the highest resolution imagery commercially available to better support the growing needs of a variety of industries including agriculture, oil and gas, and mining. From seeing the visible to the invisible, [...]