SOURCE: DigitalGlobe

DigitalGlobe

September 25, 2009 11:43 ET

DigitalGlobe Receives New Scheduled Launch Date of October 8, 2009

LONGMONT, CO--(Marketwire - September 25, 2009) - DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of commercial high-resolution, world-imagery products and services for defense and intelligence, civil government, and commercial clients, today announced that it has received October 8, 2009, as the new scheduled launch date for its WorldView-2 high-resolution remote-sensing satellite. WorldView-2 will launch on a Boeing Delta II launch vehicle from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

Upon launch, WorldView-2 will join DigitalGlobe's two other high-resolution satellites in orbit, QuickBird and WorldView-1. WorldView-2 is the first commercial high-resolution satellite with eight-band multispectral imagery collection capabilities. DigitalGlobe expects images and products from WorldView-2 to be commercially available approximately 90 days after a successful launch.

About DigitalGlobe

DigitalGlobe is a leading global provider of commercial, high-resolution, world-imagery products and services for defense and intelligence, government, and commercial clients. Sourced from its own advanced satellite constellation, DigitalGlobe's imagery solutions support a wide variety of uses for government agencies, civil agencies, mapping and analysis, environmental monitoring, oil and gas exploration, infrastructure management, Internet portals, and navigation technology. With advanced collection sources and a comprehensive ImageLibrary containing more than 730 million square kilometers of imagery and imagery products, DigitalGlobe offers a range of on- and off-line products and services designed to enable clients to access and integrate imagery seamlessly into business operations and applications. For more information, please visit www.digitalglobe.com.

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