DigitalGlobe

Colorado-headquartered DigitalGlobe is a leading provider of commercial high-resolution earth observation and advanced geospatial solutions that help decision makers better understand changing planet in order to save lives, resources and time.

Imagery solutions deliver unmatched coverage and capacity to meet our customers' most demanding mission requirements. The constellation includes (pictured at right, top to bottom):

IKONOS:  Uses panchromatic and multispectral sensors to create .82 meter resolution imagery; 423 mile high orbit with a 3 day revisit time

Quickbird:  Offers sub-meter resolution imagery, high geolocational accuracy, and large on-board data storage; operates at an altitude of 482 kilometers

WorldView-1: DigitalGlobe’s next-generation satellites—increased collection agility; uses  high-capacity, panchromatic imaging system for .5 meter resolution imagery; operates at an altitude of 496 kilometers with a 1.7 day average revisit time

GeoEye-1:  Provides sub-half meter high-resolution commercial satellite imagery and offers unprecedented spatial resolution buy simultaneously acquiring 0.41-meter panchromatic and 1.65-meter multispectral imagery

WorldView-2:  First high-resolution 8-band multispectral commercial satellite; operates at an altitude of 770 kilometers, provides 46 cm panchromatic resolution and 1.85 meter multispectral resolution with a 1.1 day average revisit time

Customers include defense and intelligence, public safety, civil agencies, map making and analysis, environmental monitoring, oil and gas exploration, infrastructure management, navigation technology, and providers of location-based services

Source:  www.digitalglobe.com

 

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