was successfully launched October 18, 2001 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, USA.
Currently it is only possible to purchase QuickBird archive images.
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Using a state-of-the-art BGIS 2000 sensor, QuickBird satellite collects image data to 0.65m pixel resolution degree of detail. This satellite is an excellent source of environmental data useful for analyses of changes in land usage, agricultural and forest climates. QuickBird's imaging capabilities can be applied to a host of industries, including Oil and Gas Exploration and production (E&P), Engineering and Construction and environmental studies.