A Note from Apollo Mapping: February certainly has been a big month for DigitalGlobe with the official announcement of their combination with GeoEye and now this news on the pending launch of WorldView-3 (WV3). To say that WV3 marks a major milestone in high-resolution satellite imaging is putting it mildly. Not only will WV3 feature nearly 1-foot panchromatic and close to 1-meter multispectral (MS) resolution, it will now offer 8 short-wave infrared bands in addition to the 8 MS bands already offered by WorldView-2. It is … Read more
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At our most recent reseller conference in late April, DigitalGlobe unveiled plans about their next revolutionary high resolution satellite, WorldView-3. Expected to launch in 2014, WorldView-3 will feature 8 multispectral bands matching those already offered on WorldView-2 as well as 8 additional short-wave infrared (SWIR) bands. The 17 spectral bands offered by WorldView-3 will make it the most technologically advanced commercial satellite without question.
With the launch of WV3, DigitalGlobe’s constellation of satellites will grow to four, each with resolution at or exceeding 60 centimeters (cm). The four constellation satellite will be able to collect more than 3 million square … Read more