BackForward Satellite: WorldView-1 

Satellite details
Acronym WorldView-1
Full name WorldView-1
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 2nd flight unit of the WorldView programme. 
  • Main mission: high-resolution land observation.
Mass at launch 2500 kg Dry mass
Power 3200 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data distributed by DigitalGlobe and associated agencies, or received in real-time at customer stations.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 499 km
ECT 13:30 desc


Space agency MaxarDigitalGlobe
Status Unclear
Details on Status
(as available)
  • ECT changed from 10:30 desc to 13:30 desc in June 2016.  The transition took 18 months.
  • The satellite will be operated up to 2020.
Launch 18 Sep 2007 EOL 2023
Last update: 2023-12-21
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on WorldView-1

Acronym Full name
WV60 World View 60 camera
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