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Product Name:QuickBird
Year of introduction:2001
Number of satellites :1
Altitude [km]:482
Weight [kg]:1089
Launch Venue:Vandenberg Air Force Base, California
Inclination [deg]:98
Nadir revisit frequency [days]:5
Expected life-time [years]:5
Sensor Arrangement:Not applicable
Intensity range [bits]:11
Panchromatic :Y
Global Coverage:Y
Swath Width [km]:18
Off-nadir Range [km]:not applicable
Min. scene size [km x km]:not applicable
Max. scene size [km x km]:18 x 360
Stereo :not applicable
File formats:GeoTIFF; NITF 2.0; NITF 2.1
Provided by third parties:Y
Deliverable medium:Cloud Services; CD; DVD; Hard Drive; FTP; FireWire
Metric uncertainty  
Raw image [m]:23
Corrected for distortions [m]:not applicable
Geo-referenced image [m]:not applicable
Orthorectified image [m]:not applicable
Required computer system 
RAM memory [GB]:not applicable
Mass storage capacity [Gb]:not applicable
Graphic card [Gb]:not applicable
Special software:DigitalGlobe supports the world’s most popular geospatial software packages, offering client services for ESRI ArcMap, Google Earth Services, and any OGC-compliant GIS and Remote Sensing Software.
Training facilities:N
Main applications:Defense & Intelligence, Crisis Management, Map Creation, Change Detection, Image Analysis
Distinguishable features:Large on-board data storage; Fast large area collection; High geolocational accuracy

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  • DigitalGlobe

  • 1601 Dry Creek Drive, Suite 260
  • 80503 Longmont
  • CO
  • United States of America