The image was taken on Nov. 26 and features theÂ Yoyogi National Gymnasium in Shibuya, Tokyo which will hostÂ Olympic events in 2020, DigitalGlobe said Friday.
WorldView-4 is designed to more than double DigitalGlobe’s capacity to collect 11.8-inch commercial satellite imagery and help grow the company’s 16-year, time-lapse image library.
Harris said FridayÂ the satellite orbits at 383.4 milesÂ above earth and travels at 17,000 miles per hour to capture approximately 262,549Â square miles of the Earth’s surface every day.
Walter Scott, founder, executive vice president and chief technology officer of DigitalGlobe, said Harris has providedÂ Earth imaging instruments for DigitalGlobe since theÂ geospatial services provider launched its IKONOS commercial imaging satellite inÂ 1999.
WorldView-4 works to support global security, transparency, global humanitarian response efforts and location-based applications and mapping services, DigitalGlobe noted.