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July 20th, 2016

Dastardly Debris & The WorldView-2 Satellite

Artistic rendition of DigitalGlobe's WorldView-2 satellite.

Space News is reporting that, according to the US Air Force, a DigitalGlobe imagery satellite was involved in what has been described as a debris-causing event.

This occurrence was on July 19th—DigitalGlobe is stating that the WorldView-2 satellite remains operational. In fact, to prove that point, an image of downtown Oakland, California, was released as captured by that satellite at 5:09 p.m. on the 19th. WorldView-2 offers 46 centimeter resolution imagery to both government and commercial customers.

To read the full story, please access the SpaceNews article at http://spacenews.com/u-s-air-force-digitalglobes-worldview-2-involved-in-debris-causing-event/