DigitalGlobe Announces WorldView-2 Satellite Launch Broadcast
Longmont, Colo. – DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of commercial high-resolution, world-imagery products and services for defense and intelligence, civil government, and commercial clients, today announced the date and time for the streaming of the WorldView-2 launch, the company’s third high-resolution, remote-sensing satellite.
The launch will be broadcast over the Internet. To view the webcast, visit: www.boeing.com/defense-space/space/bls/missions/worldview-2/ on Thursday, October 8, 2009, at approximately 11.15 a.m. PDT. The launch is scheduled for 11.38 a.m. PDT.
Updated information is available on the Boeing Launch Hotline (714) 896-4770.
The launch of WorldView-2 will make DigitalGlobe the only commercial world-imagery provider with high-resolution, eight-band multispectral capability. The additional multispectral band capability of WorldView-2 is expected to enable higher levels of feature identification and extraction and more accurately reflect the world’s natural color, with the potential to benefit many applications, including environmental monitoring, change detection, and defense and intelligence.
DigitalGlobe is a leading global provider of commercial, high-resolution, world-imagery products and services for defense and intelligence, civil government, and commercial clients. Sourced from its own advanced satellite constellation, DigitalGlobe’s imagery solutions support a wide variety of uses for government agencies, civil agencies, mapping and analysis, environmental monitoring, oil and gas exploration, infrastructure management, Internet portals, and navigation technology. With advanced collection sources and a comprehensive ImageLibrary containing more than 730 million square kilometers of imagery and imagery products, DigitalGlobe offers a range of on- and off-line products and services designed to enable clients to access and integrate imagery seamlessly into business operations and applications. For more information, please visit www.digitalglobe.com.
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