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WorldView-2, launched on 8 January 2009, is a part of the DigitalGlobe’s satellite constellation. It operates at an altitude of 770 km, providing 46 cm panchromatic resolution and 1,85 multispectral resolution. DigitalGlobe is the main developer and owner of WorldView-2.

International airport Islands Mauritius 2020.07.16 Satellite image WorldView-2 ©DigitalGlobe
Mauritius, 2020.07.16, Satellite image WorldView-2 ©DigitalGlobe
Kyaukpyu, Myanmar, October 2014. WorldVies-2 satellite ©DigitalGlobe
Mekkah, Saudi Arabia, 31 July 2014. WorldView-2 satellite ©DigitalGlobe
Boca-Raton, Florida, USA, April 2014. WorldView-2 satellite ©DigitalGlobe

Spacecraft design and mission details

Name

WorldView-2

Country

USA

Developer

BATC, Kodak, ITT, BAE

Operator

DigitalGlobe

Launch vehicle

Delta-7920

Launch date

8 October 2009

Launch site

Vandenberg Air Force Base, California

Date of deactivation

-

Orbit: Type
Altitude, km
Inclination, deg.

Sun-synchronous
770
97,8

Mission duration, years

10-12

Revisit frequency, days

1,1 or less

Power, W

3200

Spacecraft dimensions, m

5,7 × 2,5

Mass, kg

2615

Specifications


Sensor bands Panchromatic: 450–800 nm
8 Multispectral:
Coastal: 400–450 nm      Red: 630–690 nm
Blue: 450–510 nm           Red Edge: 705–745 nm
Green: 510–580 nm        Near-IR1: 770–895 nm 
Yellow: 585–625 nm        Near-IR2: 860–1040 nm
Dynamic range, bits per pixel 11
Sensor resolution (at nadir), m PAN: 0,46 m GSD
MS: 1,85 GSD
Swath width, km 16,4 km at nadir
Attitude determination and control 3-axis stabilized
Actuators: Control Moment Gyros (CMGs)
Sensors: star trackers, solid state IRU, GPS
Horizontal accuracy (CE90%) <3,5 m without CE90
Retargeting agility< Time to Slew 200 km: 10 sec
Onboard storage 2199 Gb solid state with EDAC

Collection scenarios:

  • Long strip: 360 × 16,4 km
  • Large Area Collect: 112 × 138 km
  • Multiple Point Targets: 16,4 × 16,4 km
  • Stereo Area Collect: 112 × 63 km

Products

Products Basic Standard Orthorectified CitySphere Basic Stereo
Radiometric correction Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Geometric correction Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Georeferencing Yes Yes - - -
Orthorectification - - Yes Yes -

Horizontal accuracy (CE90%), m

6,5 6,5

1:50000-25,4
1:12000-10,2
1:5000-4,2
1:4800-4,1

1:50000
1:12000
1:4800

6,5
Vertical accuracy (LE90%), m - - - - 6,5
Spectral bands Panchromatic, multispectral (8 bands) or Bundle (PAN+8 bands);
Natural colours: Infra-red; Synthesized (PAN+4 bands)
Minimum order size, km2 230

Archive data – 25
New survey – 64

100 - 210
Maximum order size, km2 10000
Delivery formats GeoTIFF 1.0, NITF 2.1 или NITF 2.0

Main application of the WorldView-2 imagery:

  • Creation and update of topographic maps and plans of scales up to 1:5000;
  • Creation of DTMs;
  • Engineering survey for construction works of oil and gas facilities;
  • Inventory of forests and forest management;
  • Monitoring of the crops’ state, yield forecasting;
  • Creation of maps for urban planning purposes;
  • Emergency monitoring;
  • Researches.

For cost calculation of the WorldView-2 imagery for your area of interest, send technical description of your proposal to: innoter@innoter.com. For consultations contact by the phone: +7 495 245-04-24
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