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DigitalGlobe has secured a one-year contract renewal from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to continue to provide U.S. government agencies on-demand access to the company’s satellite imagery through the Global Enhanced GEOINT Delivery program. The company delivers imagery at multiple classification levels via a web browser or a mobile device to warfighters, the intelligence community and other government entities under the EnhancedView […] More
DigitalGlobe has entered into a tentative agreement to provide an unidentified international defense and intelligence agency with direct access to a commercial Earth observation satellite with the receipt of a letter of intent. The company said Wednesday the agreement will cover access to high-resolution Earth imagery from DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-4 satellite for a period of three […] More
DigitalGlobe CEO Jeffrey Tarr told potential investors at a recent event that the company continues to eye a competitive edge in the growing satellite imaging market, SpaceNews reported Thursday. Peter de Selding writes that Tarr highlighted the demand for high-resolution imagery and geolocation capability as well as DigitalGlobe’s potential partnership with other imaging providers. Tarr also […] More
DigitalGlobe has partnered with the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs in utilizing earth observation technologies in support of U.N. social, economic and scientific development programs for developing countries. The memorandum of understanding covers the development of a web-based platform to enable access to catalogs of satellite images and data and analytical services, DigitalGlobe said Thursday. “The […] More
DigitalGlobe has invested an undisclosed amount of money to increase the useful lives of the company’s two older Earth observation satellites. The goal is to extend the WorldView-1 service life by 2.5 years until the fourth quarter of 2020 and the WorldView-2 lifespan by 2 years through 2022, DigitalGlobe said Thursday. Jeffrey Tarr, DigitalGlobe CEO, […] More
A DigitalGlobe commercial Earth-observing satellite was sent into space Wednesday aboard an Atlas V rocket launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. WorldView-3 is built to capture images at a multispectral resolution of 0.31 meters and has multiple shortwave infrared bands that will work to spot objects in the presence of fog, smoke, dust and […] More
DigitalGlobe has renamed its GeoEye-2 satellite to “WorldView-4,” a 30-centimeter satellite the company plans to launch into space in mid-2016. Jeffrey Tarr, president and CEO of DigitalGlobe, said Thursday the company set that launch date for WorldView-4 following the Commerce Department's approval for the sale of imagery with up to 25 centimeters in resolution. DigitalGlobe intends for the new […] More
Roxanne Decyk, member of Alliant Techsystems' board of directors, has joined the DigitalGlobe board. Decyk currently serves as board member of offshore driller ENSCO PLC and oil and gas management services provider Petrofac Ltd, DigitalGlobe said Tuesday. “Roxanne’s deep experience in corporate strategy, human resources, government relations, and the oil and gas sector on a global […] More
DigitalGlobe is planning to enter the estimated $40 billion geospatial big data market in an effort to expand its business, the Denver Post reported Thursday. Kristen Leigh Painter writes DigitalGlobe executives told investors Wednesday at a Denver conference that the company plans to grow beyond being a satellite imagery provider. “Geospatial big data is at […] More
DigitalGlobe has signed a 15-year lease agreement for a new headquarters complex in Westminster, Colo. and plans to move Colorado-based employees into the new site in the summer of 2015. The company selected Broomfield as the site of its future headquarters in September under a non-binding letter of intent and opted for Westminster after consulting with real estate […] More
DigitalGlobe wants to elevate its earth observation satellite to a higher orbit location as the company is seeing increased demand in the commercial imagery market, Space News reported Friday. Peter de Selding writes the Longmont, Colo.-based company plans to raise GeoEye-1's orbit in order to expand the satellite's field of view. The satellite imagery provider […] More
DigitalGlobe has received a guarantee from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency that sequestration will not affect the largest portion of the company’s potential $3.5 billion satellite imagery services contract with the agency, SpaceNews.com reported Friday. Peter de Selding writes the 10-year EnhancedView contract is renewable each year and DigitalGlobe receives monthly payments if it meets performance milestones […] More
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