In September of 2001 EarthWatch became DigitalGlobe.
DigitalGlobe's QuickBird system will feature high spatial resolution, precise geolocational accuracy, large area collection, and variable imaging collection times.
QuickBird is currently orbiting at an altitude of 450-km, in a 98-degree, sun-synchronous inclination. The spacecraft provides the highest-resolution satellite imagery available to the commercial market, at 61-centimeter resolution at nadir.
Image Product Coverage Areas:
The DigitalGlobe's QuickBird satellite will capture imagery over:
Image Product Specifications:
QuickBird High Resolution Imagery
Data Distribution Rights:
DigitalGlobe Data Rights
QuickBird Sample Imagery
Small Island off Long Island,New York
2.4 Meters Spatial Resolution
No corrections have been applied.
Continued improvements expected.
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