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Exelis Imaging System Captures California Forest Fire; Rob Mitrevski Comments

DigitalGlobe has released a new series images taken by its WorldView-3 satellite with the Exelis‘ shortwave infrared imager, which works to capture images through atmospheric conditions such as smoke. Exelis said Wednesday that the imaging system — which contains the SWIR, a telescope and sensors — captured the image of a forest fire at the Klamath National Forest in California through thick …

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NGA Chief Letitia Long: US Set to Move on High-Res Satellite Imagery Sale Rules

  National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Letitia Long has expressed confidence that the U.S. government will eventually let commercial firms sell high-resolution satellite imagery, Reuters reported Wednesday. Andrea Shalal writes that among the companies seeking for approval is DigitalGlobe, whose bid to sell sharper satellite pictures, lodged years ago, has raised …

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Executive Profile: Michele Weslander-Quaid, Google Public Sector CTO and Innovation Evangelist

Michele Weslander-Quaid serves as Chief Technology Officer (public sector) and Innovation Evangelist for Google. Before joining Google in April 2011, she served in a number of U.S. federal government senior executive “first-ever” roles beginning in 2002, including:  Deputy Technical Executive for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Intelligence Community Deputy Chief information Officer for …

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Six Leaders Nominated for GovCon Awards ‘Executive of the Year’ $300M+

Six GovCon executive leaders have been nominated for the “Executive of the Year” award for companies exceeding $300 million in revenue as part of the 11th Annual Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards. The Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce, Professional Services Council and Washington Technology recognize awardees for leadership and innovation by …

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Ball Aerospace to Co-Host Space Best Practices Workshop

Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. will co-host a two-day workshop starting Tuesday that intends to identify and document best practices for mission assurance in the U.S. space program The 2013 Mission Assurance Improvement Workshop in Boulder, Colo. is intended to culminate a nine-month private-public effort initiative to address issues facing the …

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