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WorldView-3: First Images!

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On August 13, 2014, DigitalGlobe launched WorldView-3 into orbit. On August 19, a mere six days after launch, our team completed commissioning  the satellite bus and opened the door on the main telescope to begin observing our changing planet. And on August 21, we  completed our focusing and achieved Initial Operational Capability (“IOC”) on the [...]

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: 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, [...]