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30 cm Satellite Imagery: See More Detail in the Living Digital Inventory of Our Changing Planet

By Kumar Navulur | Published:

DigitalGlobe’s purpose is Seeing a better world™, and today we are thrilled to take a big step toward fulfilling that purpose with the commercial introduction of 30 cm satellite imagery. This is yet another first for DigitalGlobe, as we have again pushed the technical boundaries of satellite-derived imagery resolution, whereas only recently the gold standard [...]

End of an Era – QuickBird’s Final Image

By DigitalGlobe | Published:

On January 27, 2015, one of DigitalGlobe’s oldest and most historically significant imaging satellites re-entered Earth’s atmosphere after completing its 13-year mission on orbit. QuickBird made more than 70,000 trips around the planet, capturing some 636 million square kilometers of high-resolution earth imagery that contributed to humanity’s understanding of our changing planet. In its final [...]