Earth Observation Mission News
WorldView-4 high-resolution satellite now open for business in space
03 February 2017
Less than three months after rocketing into space, the commercial WorldView 4 Earth-imagery satellite has finished in-orbit testing and calibration to begin operations for DigitalGlobe.
To commemorate the milestone, the company has released a stunning image taken from space of the United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 blasting off with WorldView 4 on 11 November from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.
Source: Spaceflight Now
Image credit: DigitalGlobe - The launch of WorldView 4 as seen from space by WorldView 2