Launch of WorldView 3 on Atlas V 401 from Vandenberg


A commercial satellite, WorldView 3, was successfully launched today, August 13th 2014 at 18:30 UTC from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on a Atlas V 401 rocket. This was the 48th launch of an Atlas V rocket. WorldView 3 is an Earth imaging satellite with an ability to see an object as small as 31cm for the American company DigitalGlobe. This will be the most powerful commercial Earth imaging satellite in orbit.

Source: ULA



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