TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 14, 2016 — DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has shared the first image captured by the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) WorldView-4 satellite that was launched in November from Vandenberg Air Force Base, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday.
Lockheed said Monday the WorldView-4 is designed to take photos with 30-cm resolution to show significant details such as street markings and vehicles.
“Seeing these first images is only a glimpse of the value WorldView-4 will bring to the world, ” said Carl Marchetto, vice president and general manager of Lockheed’s commercial space business.
“This satellite will help disaster relief workers, city planners and government officials make critical decisions through clear pictures and information about events around the globe, ” he added.
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