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Platform: WORLDVIEW-2
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Orbit
Orbit Altitude: 770 km
Equator Crossing: 10:30 am Local time: e.g.
Period: 100 min
Repeat Cycle: 101 days at 1 meter GSD or less; 3.7 days at 20deg off-nadir or less (0.52 meter GSD)
Orbit Type: LEO > LOW EARTH ORBIT > POLAR SUN-SYNCHRONOUS
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Description
WorldView-2, launched October 2009, is the first high-resolution 8-band multispectral commercial satellite. Operating at an altitude of 770 kilometers, WorldView-2 provides 46 cm panchromatic ... View entire text
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Platform Logistics:
Design Life: 10-12 years
Launch Date: 2009-10-08
Launch Site: VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, USA
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