WorldView-1

WorldView-1’s high-capacity panchromatic imaging system features state-of-the-art geolocation accuracy, rapid targeting, and efficient in-track stereo collection.

Very High Resolution

High contrast (MTF) and signal-tonoise ratio

Frequent revisits at high resolution

Industry-leading geolocation accuracy

Bi-directional scanning

Ultra-stable platform, highprecision attitude sensors and GPS

Maxar Woldview-1

WorldView-1 Specs

Launch Information

Date: September 18, 2007
Launch Vehicle: Delta 7920 (9 strap-ons)
Launch Site: Vandenberg Air Force Base, California

Orbit

Orbit

Altitude: 496 km
Type: Sun synchronous
Period: 95 min.

spacecraft size

Spacecraft Size, Mass and Power

3.6 m (12 ft) tall x 2.5 m (8 ft) across
7.1 m (23 ft) across the deployed solar arrays
2290 kg (5038 lbs)
3.2 kW solar array, 100 Ahr battery

Sensor bands

Sensor Bands

Panchromatic: 400-900 nm

Sensor Resolution

Sensor Resolution

50 cm Ground Sample Distance (GSD) at nadir
55 cm GSD at 20° off-nadir

Dynamic Range

Dynamic Range

11-bits per pixel

Swath

Swath Width

17.7 km at nadir

Attitude

Attitude Determination & Control

3-axis stabilized
Actuators: Control Moment Gyros (CMGs)
Sensors: Star trackers, solid state IRU, GPS

Point accuracy

Pointing Accuracy & Knowledge

Accuracy: <500 m at image start and stop
Knowledge: Supports geolocation accuracy below

Retargeting

Retargeting Agility

Time to slew 200 km: 10 sec

Max Contiguous

Onboard Storage

2199 GB solid state with EDAC

Communications

Communications

Image and Ancillary Data: 800 Mbps X-band
Housekeeping: 4, 16 or 32 kbps realtime, 524
kbps stored, X-band
Command: 2 or 64 kbps S-band

Max Contiguous

Max Contiguous Area Collected in a Single Pass (30° off-nadir)

Mono: 111 x 112 km (6 strips)
Stereo: 51 x 112 km (3 pairs)

Revist

Revisit Frequency (at 40°N Latitude)

1.7 days at 1 m GSD or less
5.4 days at 20° off-nadir or less (0.55 m GSD)

Geolocation

Geolocation
Accuracy (CE90)

Demonstrated <4.0 m CE90 without ground control

capacity

Capacity

1.3 million sq km per day

Unsure if
WorldView-1 is right
for your project?

You shouldn’t have to be an expert in high-resolution satellite imagery to find what you need.

Our team is dedicated to making the process easy for you. All you have to do is tell us the problem. We find the answers from a vendor-agnostic perspective and present you with clear, simple solutions.

Tell us the problem

Explain the situation to us on your terms. We’ll translate it into the world of Satellite Imagery.

Review Your Options

Be presented with a simple choice of the top 2-3 imagery solutions for your project.

Make confident decisions

Know you have the right data in hand to make the critical decisions that keep your project moving forward.

Other Satellites

pleiades

Airbus

Pleiades-1A/1B

The Pleiades satellites work as a pair in phased orbits, and can perform daily revisits to any point on Earth. They provide highly detailed imagery at 50cm panchromatic resolution as well as 2m multispectral resolution.

image 36

Planet

SkySat

Planet’s SkySat constellation consists of 21 satellites collecting at 50cm resolution. This allows for frequent intra-day revisits, and rapid collections.

image 35

Planet

PlanetScope

This constellation of approximately 130 satellites is constantly growing and improving, thanks to ongoing technology deployments. Combined, the constellation can image the entire land surface of Earth each day.

When we need high-resolution satellite imagery, we trust Pacgeo for their quality imagery and reliable turnaround times. ​

David Bluestone

Vice President of Exploration, Bluestone Resources

Ordering high-res satellite imagery through a partner agency order desk was always painful and fraught with multiple issues. Dealing directly with Pacgeo allows me to bypass the aforementioned issues, while getting quick and reliable access to the data I need.

Government Employee

Government of Canada