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New Satellite Doubles DigitalGlobe’s Earth Imaging Capacity

Friday, November 11, 2016 18:34
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Defense-Update reports: The Lockheed Martin-built WorldView-4 satellite will orbit the earth every 90 minutes capturing 600,000 square miles of imagery everyday. Photo: Lockheed MartinLockheed Martin has successfully launched today the WorldView-4 commercial remote sensing spacecraft for DigitalGlobe, Inc. The satellite orbits Earth every 90 minutes, traveling 17,000 miles per hour, providing the world’s highest-resolution 30 cm commercial satellite imagery, capturing as much as 680,000 square kilometers of the Earth’s surface daily.

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