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SSL to Design Methane Emission Detection Satellite; Richard White Quoted

Maxar TechnologiesSSL subsidiary has received a contract from Environmental Defense Fund to design and define requirements for a small satellite designed to detect and monitor methane emissions from oil and gas facilities worldwide. MethaneSAT is a small form-factor satellite that will work to provide high-resolution images to help detect and measure low- and high-emission sources in regions that constitute more than 80 percent of global production of oil and gas per week, Maxar said Thursday

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Maxar Technologies Subsidiary Gets NGA Satellite Imagery Services Contract Renewed

A Maxar Technologies subsidiary has received a $44M renewal to continue work under a National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency-awarded contract for satellite imagery services. The company said Wednesday its DigitalGlobe subsidiary will continue to provide access to high-resolution satellite imagery within two to four hours of data gathering under the Global Enhanced GEOINT …

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Tony Frazier: Radiant Solutions Brings Geospatial Analytics Experience to Agencies Through Partnerships

Tony Frazier, president of Radiant Solutions and a three-time Wash100 recipient, has said the company partnered with U.S. defense and intelligence companies in the past six months to share its geospatial analytics experience in support of their national security missions. The Maxar Technologies subsidiary collaborated with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency over the Janus Geography program …

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Geospatial Industry Players Form Council to Guide Collaboration

Leaders from the geospatial world have formed a council that would facilitate collaboration in the industry, particularly among companies and representative trade organizations. Jack Dangermond, president of Redlands, Calif.-based Esri, provider of geographic information system software, web geographic information systems and geodatabase management applications, will serve as the chairman and …

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Tony Frazier: Radiant Solutions to Support NGA GEOINT Modernization Efforts

Radiant Solutions will lead a team composed of at least 25 companies and universities in a bid to help the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency manage multisource topographic and human geography data. The Maxar Technologies business holds a spot on a potential 10-year, $920 million contract to offer content data management support for NGA’s Janus Geography initiative, the company …

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SpaceNet Team Gets USGIF Award for GEOINT Efforts; Radiant Solutions’ Tony Frazier Comments

The SpaceNet team has received the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation’s Industry Achievement Award in recognition of its efforts to adopt GEOINT technologies and services. Maxar Technologies’ Radiant Solutions business teamed up with CosmiQ Works and NVIDIA to launch the SpaceNet open innovation project in August 2016, the companies said Tuesday. …

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Executive Spotlight: An Interview With Tim Gillespie, VP of Business Development at SSL, A Maxar Technologies Company

ExecutiveBiz talked with Tim Gillespie, vice president of business development for national programs, about SSL’s recent space initiatives, current technological capabilities and relationship supporting the U.S. Air Force. “Our focus is to ensure that the U.S. government maintains superiority in space, which is becoming an increasingly contested environment. SSL is …

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Radiant Solutions to Back NGA-DIUx Machine Learning Tech Challenge: Tony Frazier Comments

Maxar Technologies’ Radiant Solutions business has received a contract from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to help expedite the development of machine learning algorithms designed to gather data from satellite images. Radiant Solutions said Tuesday it will provide NGA access to high-resolution satellite images of at least 1 million labeled objects …

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Maxar to Transfer Corporate HQ to Westminster, Colorado

Maxar Technologies will relocate its corporate headquarters from San Francisco, California, to DigitalGlobe’s existing facility in Westminster, Colorado. “This move represents an opportunity to bring together our executive leadership team in a common location, as well as to establish a base for our future shared-services organizations,” Howard Lance, Maxar president and …

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Executive Spotlight: Interview with Richard White, President of SSL Government Systems

When working with U.S. government agencies on defining next-generation space technologies, industry leaders across the board are all hands on-deck. SSL Government Systems, for instance, is helping the U.S. Air Force test the security of hosting payloads on commercial satellites; researching power and propulsion for NASA’s Deep Space gateway; developing …

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Maxar Wins ‘Deal of the Year’ Award; Howard Lance Comments

Maxar Technologies, formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates, has received SpaceNews’ “Deal of the Year” award in recognition of the company’s acquisition of DigitalGlobe in an estimated $3.6 billion transaction. Maxar’s predecessor MDA closed the deal in October in a push to offer imagery, satellite and geospatial services across the government …

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Radiant Solutions’ Tony Frazier: AI, Big Data Analytics Can Help Uncover Insights From Remote Sensing Data

Tony Frazier, president of Radiant Solutions, told Trajectory Magazine in an interview published Wednesday one of the trends he sees in the remote sensing sector is the capability to leverage technologies such as big data analytics and artificial intelligence to generate insights from collected data. “The bottleneck is going to …

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