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Worldview 2



Worldview 2, a commercial imaging satellite, was launched on a Delta 2 rocket from Vandenberg on 08 October 2009 at 18:51 UT. The satellite will be capable of providing Earth imagery in eight color bands. The data will be at 0.5 m resolution for panchromatic images and 1.8 m for multi-spectral images. The 2,800 kg satellite will be placed in a near-polar, Sun-synchronous 770 km altitude orbit.

Alternate Names

  • 35946
  • Worldview2

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2009-10-08
Launch Vehicle: Delta II
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States


  • Earth Science

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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