BAE to Use Spire Data for Geospatial Software; Keith Johnson Quoted

Spire Global will provide BAE Systems with automatic identification systems data that the latter firm would use for geospatial applications.

BAE will integrate the data into the Geospatial eXploitation Products, a software line designed to help users discover, exploit and disseminate digital geospatial intelligence, Spire said Wednesday.

“This new relationship creates a set of previously unavailable tools that can now be used as a unique daily resource," said  Keith Johnson, vice president and general manager ar Spire Federal.

The partnership adds to Spire's many collaborative projects in 2019, including those with NASA and Europe's space agency.

You may also be interested in...

Blue Origin

Blue Origin Launches 14th New Shepard Mission With Updated Crew Capsule

Blue Origin, a space company owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, used a capsule with updated crew systems during the company's 14th mission with the New Shepard rocket. The updated capsule featured new push-to-talk communications systems, noise reduction tools, cushioned wall linings, environmental systems and a crew alert system, Blue Origin said Thursday.

Teledyne

Teledyne Subsidiary to Produce Additional Navy LCS Missile Defense Modules

A Teledyne Technologies subsidiary has secured an $18M contract from Northrop Grumman to manufacture four more missile defense systems for the U.S. Navy's littoral combat ship mission package.

Orion

Lockheed’s Orion Spacecraft Concludes Assembly, Testing for NASA’s Artemis Mission to Lunar Orbit

Lockheed Martin has sent the Orion capsule to NASA’s exploration ground systems team for final preparations ahead of the unmanned Artemis I mission to lunar orbit that will launch later this year. The spacecraft concluded assembly operations and testing at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.