|IKONOS, the world’s first high-resolution commercial color imaging satellite, was launched on September 24, 1999 from Vandenburg Air Force Base in California. The IKONOS satellite collected Panchromatic imagery at 0.82m and Multispectral imagery at 3.2m (at nadir.) IKONOS ceased new collections in January 2015, however its 15+ year imagery archive is still available and DigitalGlobe’s robust constellation WorldView-1, WorldView-2, WorldView-3
and GeoEye-1) remains available for new satellite imagery collections.
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|IKONOS Satellite Specifications
||.82 meter GSD at Nadir
||3.2 meter GSD at Nadir
||450-520 nm (blue)
520-600 nm (green)
625-695 nm (red)
760-900 nm (near IR)
||11.3 km at Nadir
||Up to 60 degrees
Higher angles selectively available
||11 bit per pixel
||Ceased new collections January, 2015
||Less than 3 day
Bird’s Nest Stadium, Beijing, China collected by IKONOS high-resolution satellite on August 18, 2008. Courtesy of GeoEye
Invesco Field at Mile High Stadium – Denver, Colorado collected by the IKONOS high-resolution satellite on August 18, 2008.
Courtesy of GeoEye
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