DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-3 satellite was launched on 13th August 2014 at 11:30 local time (18:30 UTC).

WorldView-3 will be able to acquire 31cm resolution panchromatic and 1.24m resolution multispectral imagery. 

The sensor will support a wide range of new and existing applications, including; Disaster Response, Change Detection, Soil/Vegetative Analysis, Geology and Mining, Environmental Monitoring, Bathymetry/Coastal Applications, and Superior Haze Penetration. Please visit the DigitalGlobe website for more details.