Thursday, October 08, 2009

WorldView-2 Launch, Live Today

Today, you will be able to watch the launch of DigitalGlobe’s (NYSE: DGI) WorldView-2 satellite. The launch is scheduled for 11.38 a.m. PDT. The launch will be streamed LIVE over the Internet, accessible here:

Boeing through its commercial launch business is supporting the launch of DigitalGlobe's WorldView-2 imaging satellite aboard a Delta II rocket procured from United Launch Alliance (ULA). The launch is scheduled for Oct. 8 at 11:38 a.m. Pacific time from Vandenberg, AFB, Calif.

WorldView-2 is the first high-resolution 8-band multi-spectral satellite commercially available. The new bands support greater levels of feature identification and extraction, more accurate change detection, and a realistic mirror image of the world's natural colors.


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