Ball Aerospace, DigitalGlobe Complete WorldView-2 Environmental Testing

Boulder, Colorado-based Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. today announced the successful completion of environmental testing for DigitalGlobe's WorldView-2 remote sensing satellite. Longmont-based DigitalGlobe now moves one step closer to its planned launch of WorldView-2 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., on October 6, 2009. WorldView-2, the third commercial remote-sensing satellite Ball Aerospace has built for DigitalGlobe, will provide high resolution satellite images for geographical information systems, from consumer-facing satellite imaging applications to oil and gas, telecommunications, GPS navigation and other applications.