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Dan Jablonsky: DigitalGlobe-NRO Imagery Contract Extension Reflects Gov’t Customer Continuity

Dan Jablonsky, president of DigitalGlobe, has said the National Reconnaissance Office‘s move to extend a satellite imagery services contract with the company can serve as evidence that the government favors “continuity” amid an influx of entrants into the industry, SpaceNews reported Wednesday. DigitalGlobe, a Maxar Technologies business, received a potential $900M contract extension …

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NASA Taps DigitalGlobe to Provide Satellite Imagery for Earth Observation Studies

Maxar Technologies‘ DigitalGlobe business has received a potential five-year, $7M contract from NASA to provide high-resolution commercial electro-optical and synthetic aperture radar satellite imagery for Earth observation studies. Under the blanket purchase agreement, the space agency will leverage DigitalGlobe’s 100-petabyte imagery library and Geospatial Big Data platform and satellite data from …

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DigitalGlobe, Spire, Planet to Provide Earth Science Data Under NASA Contracts

NASA has awarded blanket purchase agreements to three companies to provide the agency with Earth observation data sets derived from constellations of commercial small satellites. Maxar Technologies’ DigitalGlobe subsidiary, Planet and Spire received the sole-source contracts under the agency’s Private Sector Small Constellation Satellite Data Product Pilot program, NASA said …

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DigitalGlobe to Help DARPA Build Cloud-Based Geospatial Data Analytics Platform

Maxar Technologies‘ DigitalGlobe business has secured a $3.2M contract from the the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to build a technology platform for military and intelligence agencies to access unclassified geospatial data. The Geospatial Cloud Analytics Hub platform is intended to help users obtain insights and make decisions with cloud-based machine learning, …

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DigitalGlobe Includes Radarsat-2 Satellite Data in Cloud-Based GEOINT Platform

Maxar Technologies‘ DigitalGlobe business has added imagery from an MDA-built Earth observation satellite to a cloud-based technology platform built to help government analysts obtain geospatial intelligence data. SecureWatch users can start to access Radarsat-2 synthetic aperture radar data beginning on Oct. 1 via a subscription service, Maxar said Monday. The GEOINT platform will also feature both SAR and optical …

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DigitalGlobe Adds WorldView-4 Satellite Imagery to Cloud-Based GEOINT Platform

Maxar Technologies‘ DigitalGlobe has incorporated imagery from the WorldView-4 Earth observation satellite into a cloud-based technology designed to help customers access geospatial intelligence. DigitalGlobe said Sunday its WorldView-4 imagery collections will more than double the daily volume of 30-centimeter imagery stored in the SecureWatch platform and help analysts monitor activity in multiple areas of interest. MDA, also a …

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DigitalGlobe Intros Geospatial Content Exploration Tool

Maxar Technologies‘ DigitalGlobe subsidiary has introduced an interactive tool designed to help customers explore a range of geospatial data products and service offerings. Navigator is available through a preview account that includes a sample of DigitalGlobe’s product portfolio and offers access to product demonstrations and relevant use cases, according to a …

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DigitalGlobe, Orbital Insight Expand Geospatial Data Partnership

Maxar Technologies‘ DigitalGlobe subsidiary has signed a multiyear agreement with Orbital Insight to expand the scope of their current data partnership and offer geospatial analytic services to customers. Orbital Insight will serve as DigitalGlobe’s Geospatial Big Data technology partner and will have access to the latter’s imagery archive, DigitalGlobe said Oct. 31. Dan …

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Raytheon to Build Imaging Payload for DigitalGlobe WorldView Legion Satellites

DigitalGlobe has chosen Raytheon as the payload provider for a constellation of next-generation satellites designed to capture Earth imagery. Raytheon said Tuesday it will supply combined electronics, detectors and telescopes to Palo Alto, California-based satellite manufacturer Space Systems Loral, which serves as the space vehicle integrator of DigitalGlobe’s future WorldView Legion …

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DigitalGlobe, NTT Data to Produce 3D Vector Building Models Under Expanded Partnership

DigitalGlobe and NTT Data have agreed to extend their partnership to develop datasets of 3D vector building, bridge and vegetation models. The expanded partnership will combine DigitalGlobe’s imagery and Geospatial Big Data platform with NTT Data’s elevation experience and algorithms to create 3D building datasets called AW3D Metro, DigitalGlobe said …

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DigitalGlobe Backs PSMA Australia Digital Mapping Program With WorldView-4 Satellite Imagery

DigitalGlobe has handed over to PSMA Australia WorldView-4 satellite-based high-resolution imagery in support of the latter’s digital mapping initiative for the Australian continent. PSMA Australia will use DigitalGlobe’s satellite imagery for the Geoscape program that seeks to create a digital representation of the built environment for approximately 20 million buildings …

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DigitalGlobe’s Tony Frazier: Govt-Industry Partnership Helps Accelerate GEOINT Innovation

Tony Frazier, a senior vice president at DigitalGlobe|Radiant, has said several geospatial intelligence efforts seek to reflect how collaboration between industry and government can help address challenges in the intelligence community and advance GEOINT innovation. Frazier wrote in a blog post published Thursday some of these initiatives include DigitalGlobe’s SpaceNet …

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DigitalGlobe, Australia Sign Agreement for Commercial Satellite Imagery Access

DigitalGlobe has entered into a multiyear agreement with Australia’s defense department to provide the Australian government access to the company’s commercial satellite imaging constellation. The department can task and download imagery from five DigitalGlobe satellites that include WorldView-3 and WorldView-4 to a ground station under the Direct Access Program contract, the company said Tuesday. …

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DigitalGlobe Unveils Winning Algorithms in SpaceNet Challenge Round 2; Tony Frazier Comments

DigitalGlobe has released the results of the second round of its SpaceNet Challenge that aims to accelerate innovation in machine learning technologies. The company said Monday the SpaceNet Challenge Round 2, hosted by TopCoder, sought automated mapping algorithms that work to extract features of building footprints from overhead imagery. SpaceNet is …

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SSL to Help Build DigitalGlobe’s Earth-Observation Satellite Constellation; Richard White Comments

A MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates subsidiary has received a firm-fixed-price contract to build satellites for DigitalGlobe’s WorldView Legion satellite constellation designed to collect Earth imaging data. Space Systems Loral will produce the low-Earth orbit satellites at its Palo Alto, California-based facility, SSL said Thursday. Richard White, president of SSL’s government systems …

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