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2014-06-27 12:21:38

Ball-built spacecraft significantly expands DigitalGlobe's constellation capabilities BOULDER, Colo., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has delivered the next-generation commercial remote sensing satellite built for DigitalGlobe, to the launch facility at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. The WorldView-3 satellite is slated to fly aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket in mid-August for DigitalGlobe, a leading provider of commercial...

2014-04-08 08:20:22

Mid-August Launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base Anticipated for Newest Addition to DigitalGlobe Constellation BOULDER, Colo., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has completed a series of environmental tests on WorldView-3, the next generation commercial remote-sensing satellite built for DigitalGlobe, a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140408/LA00179 The satellite and its...

2014-01-27 08:20:32

Remote-sensing satellite for DigitalGlobe prepares for thermal vacuum testing BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has completed integration of WorldView-3, the next generation commercial remote-sensing satellite being built for DigitalGlobe, a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions. WorldView-3, the fourth remote-sensing satellite built for DigitalGlobe by Ball, is scheduled to launch from California's...

2010-08-30 15:05:00

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. will build the next generation commercial remote-sensing satellite for DigitalGlobe, provider of the world's highest resolution commercial satellite imagery and geospatial information products. Ball Aerospace previously built the trio of DigitalGlobe satellites currently on orbit including QuickBird launched in 2001, WorldView-1 launched in 2007, and WorldView-2 launched in 2009. WorldView-3, anticipated...

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2009-10-21 05:05:00

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The first images taken by the WorldView-2 remote-sensing satellite designed and built by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. for DigitalGlobe were released on October 20 - just 11 days after the satellite's successful launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. DigitalGlobe released images of Love Field Airport near Dallas and the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. More refinements to early-stage images are anticipated as the...

2009-10-08 15:50:00

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. WorldView-2 remote-sensing satellite designed and built for DigitalGlobe successfully launched today from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., at 11:51 a.m. PDT, on board a Boeing Delta II rocket. WorldView-2 joins its sister satellites built by Ball Aerospace: WorldView-1 launched in 2007, and QuickBird launched in 2001. The satellite trio is expected to bring unsurpassed agility, capacity,...

2009-10-08 15:49:00

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- A Delta II rocket successfully delivered DigitalGlobe's WorldView-2 commercial satellite into orbit after launching the spacecraft from Space Launch Complex-2 at 11:51 a.m. PDT here today. United Launch Alliance provided the launch services for this mission on behalf of Boeing Launch Services. Delta II rockets previously launched both the Quickbird-2 mission in October 2001 and the WorldView-1 mission in September 2007 for...

2009-08-27 08:20:00

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. announced today that its WorldView-2 remote sensing satellite built for DigitalGlobe has arrived at Vandenberg Air Force Base for a scheduled October 6, 2009 launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta 2 rocket into a Sun-synchronous orbit. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090827/LA66910) Ball Aerospace announced that it had completed environmental testing for WorldView-2 on August 5....

2009-08-05 06:03:00

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has successfully completed environmental testing for the WorldView-2 remote sensing satellite built for DigitalGlobe and has begun post-environmental performance testing. WorldView-2 is the third satellite Ball Aerospace has built for DigitalGlobe's constellation of commercial remote sensing satellites. The satellite is scheduled to launch October 6, 2009, from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif....


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