Imagery from both sensors can be merged to create 1-meter color imagery (pan-sharpened). The more than 300 million square kilometers of imagery that IKONOS has collected over every continent is being used for national security, military mapping, air and marine transportation, and by regional and local governments.

Spatial Resolution: 0.82 meter x 3.2 meters
Spectral Range: 526–929 nm 445–516 nm (blue) 506–595 nm (green) 632–698 nm (red) 757–853 nm (near IR)
Swath Width: 11.3 km
Off-Nadir Imaging: Up to 60 degrees
Dynamic Range: 11 bits per pixel
Mission Life Expected: 8.3 years
Revisit Time: Approximately 3 days
Orbital Altitude: 681 km

Alhindyah City / Babel- Iraq IKONOS Resolution 1.0m - 6 June 2008