WorldView – 1

WorldView-1 is an Earth observation satellite collecting high-resolution panchromatic images (pixel size 0.46 m). The satellite operates at an altitude of 496 km since Semptember 18th, 2007. It has an average revisit time of 1.7 days and is capable of collectiong over one million km2 per day. Stereoscopic collection on a single pass, ensures image continuity and consistency of quality.


Spatial resolution

0.46 m

Spectral bands

Panchromatic: 450-800 nm

Revisit frequency

1.7-5.4 days


750.000 sq km per day

Radiometric resolution

11 bits per pixel

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