DigitalGlobe Satellite Launch Date Impacted by Other Mission Delays
Longmont, Colo., — September 29, 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 the launch date for WorldView-2, the company’s most recent high-resolution, remote-sensing satellite, has been delayed as a result of the delayed launch of the mission immediately preceding WorldView-2. WorldView-2 will not launch on October 6, 2009 and is currently subject to day-to-day rescheduling until the Delta II launch ahead of WorldView-2 is completed. The company does not believe at this point that any delays will be significant.
DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) 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.