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DigitalGlobe selects SpaceX to launch Legion satellite constellation
Posted: Sun, Mar 18, 2018, 12:03 PM ET (1603 GMT)
DigitalGlobe Legion constellation illustration (DigitalGlobe) DigitalGlobe has selected SpaceX to launch the first phase of its Legion satellite imaging constellation. DigitalGlobe announced Wednesday that the initial block of the multi-satellite WorldView Legion constellation will be launched on two Falcon 9 rockets in 2021. The company didn't disclose the number of satellites that will be launched on those missions. The satellites will double to triple the company's existing capacity for high-resolution satellite imagery.
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