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Ball: BCP-5000

BCP-5000 (Worldview 1) [Ball]

The BCP-5000 is a member of a family of spacecraft buses with a common architecture. The BCP-5000 is being developed to accommodate the next-generation optical and Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) remote-sensing payloads. The BCP-5000 will provide increased power, stability, agility, and data storage and transmission as the demand for Earth remote-sensing information becomes more comprehensive.

To handle the next-generation payloads, the BCP-5000 will provide increased power in standard increments. For increased spacecraft agility, control moment gyros provide excellent re-targeting capability while supplying the stability for the finest spatial resolution payloads.

Satellite Date Launcher Weight (kg) Remarks
Launch BOL
WorldView 1 (WV 1) 18.09.2007 Delta-7920-10C 2500
WorldView 2 (WV 2) 08.10.2009 Delta-7920-10C
WorldView 3 (WV 3) 13.08.2014 Atlas-5(401)
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Source: Ball Aerospace Website