Worldview-1

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WorldView-1 data merged with Landsat 7 - © DigitalGlobe 2013 & USGSWorldView-1 data merged with Landsat 5 - © DigitalGlobe 2013 & USGSWorldView-1 data merged with Landsat 5 - © DigitalGlobe 2013 & USGSWorldView-1 data merged with Landsat 5 - © DigitalGlobe 2013 & USGS
WorldView-1 data merged with Landsat 5 - © DigitalGlobe 2013 & USGS

WorldView-1 was launched on Sep 18, 2007. The high-capacity, panchromatic imaging system features half-metre resolution imagery. WorldView-1 has an average revisit time of 1.7 days and is capable of collecting in-track stereo.

WorldView-1 was launched in September 2007 and is owned and operated by DigitalGlobe. The high-capacity, panchromatic (black and white) imaging system features half-metre resolution imagery.
Operating at an altitude of 496 kilometres, WorldView-1 has an average revisit time of 1.7 days and is capable of collecting up to 750,000 sq kilometres per day.
The satellite is also equipped with state-of-the-art geolocation accuracy capabilities and exhibits stunning agility with rapid targeting and efficient in-track stereo collection.

Resolution Panchromatic 0.46m 

Nominal Swath Width 17.6 km (at nadir)
Bands Pan: 400-900 nm
Archive Availability Possible from September 18 2007
Programmable? Assessed on a case by case basis
Minimum area of purchase 25 sq kms from archive (5 km x 5 km)
100 sq kms  for Select Tasking
Minimum width 5 km
Minimum segment length 5 km
Stereo available? YES - along track stereo
Largest Scale 1:1,500
Dynamic Range 11 bits per pixel
Applications Provides highly detailed imagery for precise map creation, change detection and in-depth image analysis.
Allows the creation of accurate maps in remote areas, maximising the utility of whatever resources are available.
Telecommunications
Infrastructure planning
Mapping / Surveying
Civil Engineering
Utility Corridor Mapping
Mining and Exploration
Oil and Gas
DEM generation

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