Ball Aerospace Ready To Ship WorldView 1
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has completed assembly and performance testing of DigitalGlobe’s WorldView 1 remote sensing satellite, Ball reported July 30.
Ball, DigitalGlobe and the National Geospatial
Intelligence Agency (NGA) each completed their comprehensive pre-shipment review. The satellite is being prepared for delivery to California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base for a launch planned in mid-September.
WorldView 1 is a next-generation commercial remote sensing satellite designed to provide half-meter, high-resolution imaging capability for DigitalGlobe’s customers, including the NGA and other global customers.