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Tag Archives: Satellite Imagery

From a bird, from a plane, from a … satellite?

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Mount Fuji has been the subject of untold millions of photographs, but this view captured by DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-3 satellite is truly unique. When the image was taken, WorldView-3 was in orbit 617 km above earth’s surface and 2,500 km southeast of the iconic Japanese mountain. The satellite’s telescope was pointed at the mountain almost at the [...]

Insight from Satellite Imagery Helps Oil and Gas Companies

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New Images from Recently Launched WorldView-3 Satellite imagery, and the information derived from it, is playing a greater role in the management of exploration and production operations as oil and gas companies increase activities in remote regions of the world. After the August launch of our WorldView-3 satellite, we imaged several examples of interest for [...]

Revealing the Hidden World with Shortwave Infrared (SWIR) Imagery

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“Smoke disappears and fire hotspots become clearly visible” WorldView-3, the newest addition to the DigitalGlobe constellation, will enable our customers to see the world in new ways. Not only does it offer the highest resolution in the industry, as you saw in our first imagery blog post, but the satellite also carries a shortwave infrared [...]