WorldView-1

Distribution Rights : Canada, United States

Fast, Agile and Accurate Panchromatic Imaging System

WorldView-1

Launched in September 2007, WorldView-1 is DigitalGlobe's high-capacity panchromatic imaging system that features impressive half-meter resolution imagery. WorldView-1 operates at an altitude of 496 kilometres with an average revisit time of 1.7 days and is capable of collecting up to 750,000 square kilometres per day. The satellite is also equipped with state-of-the-art geolocation accuracy capabilities and exhibits agility with rapid targeting and efficient in-track stereo collection.

 SATELLITE CHARACTERISTICS
SATELLITE DESCRIPTION WorldView-1 is a high-capacity, panchromatic imaging system featuring half-meter resolution imagery.
PRIMARY MISSION High resolution land observation
INSTRUMENT TYPE

High resolution optical
Panchromatic

REVISIT TYPE 1.7 days
RESOLUTION CLASS  High Resolution: 0.5 m
SWATH WIDTH  17.7 km at nadir
DATA COLLECTION CAPACITY 750K km2/day
COVERAGE Global coverage in six months
LAUNCH DATE 2007-09-18
ORBIT Sun-synchronous orbit
ALTITUDE  496 km
SENSOR SPECIFICATIONS Panchromatic: ​397 - 905 nm
Dynamic Range 11 Bit
documents
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DigitalGlobe Evaluation License AgreementPDF171.42 KB
DigitalGlobe Group License AgreementPDF187.08 KB
DigitalGlobe Internal Use License AgreementPDF182.86 KB
DigitalGlobe Subscription Services License AgreementPDF236.96 KB
General Terms of UsePDF15.66 KB
WorldView-1 Data SheetPDF1.22 MB