WorldView-2 was launched in October 2009, and was the first high-resolution 8 band multispectral commercial satellite. WorldView-2 has been European Space Imaging’s most valuable tool for years, reliably collecting very high resolution images to solve our customer’s problems. Capable of collecting up to 1 million square kilometers of imagery every day, it greatly enhances our capacity for rapid collection.
cm maximum resolution
minutes to orbit Earth
km orbiting altitude
sq km per day
Design and Specifications
770 km altitude
Sun synchronous orbit
Orbits Earth every 100 minutes
Estimated service life of 10-12 years
5.7 x 2.5 x 7.1 m in size (including solar arrays); 2615 kg mass
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