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DigitalGlobe Posts 1st Images Captured by WorldView-3

September 2, 2014

DigitalGlobe released the first images from its WorldView-3 super- spectral, high-resolution commercial imaging satellite.

According to a release from the Company, the images can be viewed on the DigitalGlobe Blog.

WorldView-3 was successfully launched on August 13 on a United Launch Alliance-built Atlas V rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. On August 19, DigitalGlobe completed commissioning of the satellite bus and opened the door on the main telescope. On August 21, the company completed focusing of the optical sensor and achieved Initial Operational Capability ("IOC") on WorldView-3's entire suite of 27 spectral bands.

The satellite will continue its calibration and validation program for several months before beginning commercial operations.

DigitalGlobe is a provider of commercial high-resolution earth observation and advanced geospatial solutions.

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