Category Archives: WorldView-2

WorldView-2 Captures First High Resolution Full Color Satellite Images!

WorldView-2 satellite captured its first pan-sharpened, multispectral images at (0.46 meter resolution) from almost 500 miles above the Eart [...]

Worldview-2 Satellite Launched Successfully!

WorldView-2 was launched successfully on October 8, 2009 11:52 am at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, U.S.A. Worldview-2 is the first [...]

WorldView-2 Satellite Scheduled to Launch October 8

Worldview-2 satellite is scheduled to launch October 8, 2009, aboard a Delta II rocket procured from United Launch Alliance (ULA). The launc [...]

Somali Pirates Hijacked Tanker, M/V Sirius Star

IKONOS Satellite collected a high-resolution (<1m) image on November 20th, 2008 of the hijacked supertanker Sirius Star owned by ARAMCO o [...]

Virunga National Park Gorilla Murders – Caught in the Line of Fire

On July 2007, four rare mountain gorillas from the Rugendo Family were senselessly shot execution style in the Democratic Republic of the Co [...]

A New View in 2009: DigitalGlobe Announces Launch of New Satellite

The launch partner for DigitalGlobe’s much-anticipated WorldView-2 satellite has finally been announced.  The first satellite to dete [...]

DigitalGlobe Anticipates Launch of WorldView-2 Satellite Late in 2008

DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-2 is anticipated to launch in late 2008, pending finalization of customer contracts. WorldView-1 was launched in [...]

Satellite Image of Wildfires at Boulder 4 Mile Canyon

WorldView-2 Satellite Image (0.5m) – Wildfires in Boulder, Colorado Image copyright © DigitalGlobe – All rights reserved.   [...]

Satellite Image Pre and Post Hurricane Katrina

GeoEye-1 Satellite Image (0.5m) Hurricane Katrina Image Copyright © DigitalGlobe – All rights reserved. County planners, coastal mana [...]
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