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SSL’s Rob Zitz: Maxar Technologies to Grow US Govt Business via ISR Offerings

Rob Zitz, senior vice president and chief strategy officer at Space Systems Loral‘s government systems business, has said Maxar Technologies will work to grow its business with the U.S. government through “persistent” intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance offerings, Via Satellite reported Wednesday. SSL’s parent company MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates acquired DigitalGlobe earlier …

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Virginia Selects Magellan Health Subsidiary for Complex Care Service Program

A Magellan Health subsidiary has secured a contract from the Commonwealth of Virginia to support a statewide healthcare program designed for individuals with complex needs. Magellan Complete Care of Virginia is among six companies that won contracts under the state’s Commonwealth Coordinated Care Plus program, the company said Monday. The CCC Plus program falls under …

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Lockheed’s Carl Marchetto: WorldView-4 Satellite to Provide Images to Govt Officials, Disaster Relief Workers

DigitalGlobe has shown the first image from the Lockheed Martin-built WorldView-4 satellite that launched in November from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California to join the geospatial content and imagery provider’s satellite constellation. “Seeing these first images is only a glimpse of the value WorldView-4 will bring to the world,” Carl Marchetto, vice president …

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Johns Hopkins APL’s CubeSat for Earth Radiation Imbalance Study Launches Aboard Atlas V Rocket

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has developed a CubeSat designed to collect the Earth’s radiation imbalance measurements for use in climate change predictions. Johns Hopkins APL’s Radiometer Assessment using Vertically Aligned Nanotubes CubeSat is one of the seven small-satellite payloads that took off on Nov. 11 aboard the United Launch …

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Orbital Insight Raises Funds for Satellite Imagery Analytics Tool Development; George Hoyem Comments

Orbital Insight has raised $20 million in total funds for the development of algorithms that work to analyze satellite and unmanned aerial vehicle-based imagery in order to generate data-driven insights for use in decision making. The Palo Alto, California-based company secured $15 million in a GV-led funding round and another …

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Tech Firms Demo UAV Airspace Services; Shay Har-Noy Comments

DigitalGlobe, Harris, PrecisionHawk and Verizon have combined their technologies to demonstrate airspace services the companies intend for use in unmanned aerial vehicle operations. PrecisionHawk said Monday the test incorporated Verizon’s LTE network, Harris’ Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast and aircraft surveillance network, DigitalGlobe’s geospatial big data platform and PrecisionHawk’s Low Altitude Traffic and Airspace …

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Research and Markets: Satellite-Based Earth Observation Market Set for 13% CAGR Growth by 2019

Research and Markets predicts that the global satellite-based Earth observation market will achieve a 13.23-percent compound annual growth rate over a five-year period ending 2019. The company said Friday the report points to the growing application base for satellite data leading to the increasing number of launches of Earth observation satellites, which …

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Stratcom Taps 6 SATCOM Vendors for Space Collaboration Program

Six companies will participate in a public-private sector partnership initiative launched by U.S. Strategic Command to monitor satellite launches and daily operations in an effort to build up collaboration in space programs, Air Force Times reported Wednesday. Phillip Swarts writes Inmarsat, SES Government Solutions, Intelsat, Eutelsat, DigitalGlobe and Iridium Communications will work at …

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Erin Hawley on Cloudera’s Cloud Security Collaborations With Agencies, Hadoop Training Initiatives

Erin Hawley serves as director of national security programs at Cloudera, an integrator of open source technologies such as Hadoop for federal agencies and commercial businesses. Hawley joined Cloudera in December 2011 after five years at Composite Software and is also a veteran of firms such as Blackboard and Sun …

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Exelis Unveils Small Satellite Imaging Tech Portfolio; Rob Mitrevski Comments

Exelis has introduced a suite of small form factor imaging systems designed to produce high-resolution satellite imagery. The release is part of the company’s push in the intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and analytics market, Exelis said Wednesday. Rob Mitrevski, vice president and general manager of Exelis’ environmental intelligence and integrated sensing solutions …

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