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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, [...]

WorldView-3 and Space Archaeology

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For archaeologists, an ever-changing physical and political landscape poses challenges to identifying, assessing and preserving ancient sites. It’s a race against the clock given shrinking budgets, climate change and human intervention. Recently, however, satellite imagery has taken on an important role in the discovery process with not only the help of high resolution imagery itself [...]