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Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe Seeks to Grow Services Business Through Radiant Group Purchase

Tony Frazier, senior vice president of government solutions at DigitalGlobe, has said the addition of geospatial information services contractor The Radiant Group to DigitalGlobe would help the latter build up its services business. Frazier wrote in a blog post published Wednesday that he expects the potential combination with Radiant to help DigitalGlobe’s intelligence solutions …

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Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe’s Radiant Purchase Seeks to Help Support Intell Agencies’ Cloud Goals

Intelligence analysts must be able to access data from cloud computing platforms to support information-based services and insights for agencies, DigitalGlobe services business lead Tony Frazier told National Defense magazine in an article published Monday. Longmont, Colorado-based DigitalGlobe announced its $140 million acquisition of geospatial information services provider The Radiant Group Oct. 11 and will add 400 employees with secret security …

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DigitalGlobe’s Base Map Adds 10M Square Miles Into 12-Inch Imagery Service

DigitalGlobe has made approximately 9.7 million square miles of 11.8-inch resolution commercial satellite imagery available through the company’s online base map. DigitalGlobe said Wednesday more than 500 population centers in the Basemap +Metro product are now available at 11.8-inch resolution as well as 1,700 cities available at 19.7-centimeter or better resolution. The company added its Basemap …

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DigitalGlobe, NGA Renew EnhancedView Imagery Service Agreement; Jeffrey Tarr Comments

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 …

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ULA Reschedules DigitalGlobe WorldView-4 Satellite Launch to Sept. 26

United Launch Alliance has updated the estimated launch date of a DigitalGlobe commercial imaging satellite due to the availability of Vandenberg Air Force Base’s western range. ULA said Sunday the Lockheed Martin-built WorldView-4 satellite will launch to space no earlier than Sept. 26. The satellite and the ULA Atlas V rocket that will carry it are currently housed …

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DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-4 Earth Imaging Satellite Ready for Friday Liftoff

Lockheed Martin is scheduled to launch the WorldView-4 imaging satellite for DigitalGlobe Friday onboard a United Launch Alliance-built Atlas V rocket. WorldView-4 will lift off from the Space Launch Complex 3 East at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California to a sun-synchronous orbit, where the satellite will begin to capture images of the Earth, Lockheed said Tuesday. …

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Orbit Logic to Update Planning Software for DigitalGlobe WorldView Direct Access Program

Orbit Logic has updated its Direct Access Facility Collection Planning Systems software that works to help DigitalGlobe‘s international Direct Access Program partners task and receive imagery from WorldView satellites. The DAF CPS platform has been updated to cover WorldView-4 satellite that is scheduled to launch this month as well as the existing GeoEye-1, WorldView-1, WorldView-2 and WorldView-3, Orbit Logic said Wednesday. …

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Lockheed Concludes Encapsulation Work on DigitalGlobe WorldView-4 Earth Imaging Satellite

Lockheed Martin has completed the encapsulation of DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-4 Earth imaging satellite into a launch vehicle fairing platform. WorldView-4 is scheduled to take off Sept. 16 onboard a United Launch Alliance-built Atlas V rocket, Lockheed said Thursday. Lockheed will now transport the satellite to the Space Launch Complex 3 East at Vandenberg Air Force Base in …

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DigitalGlobe, CosmiQ Works, AWS & NVIDIA Introduce SpaceNet Repository; Tony Frazier Comments

DigitalGlobe, CosmiQ Works, NVIDIA and Amazon Web Services have collaborated to develop a web-based repository of satellite imagery and training data that could support the development of machine learning and deep learning algorithms. DigitalGlobe said Thursday the SpaceNet repository provides open access to curated, high-resolution satellite imagery that includes the company’s multi-spectral satellite imagery and 200,000 curated building …

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DigitalGlobe to Extend Support for PSMA Australia’s Continent-Wide Mapping Project

An Australian government-owned company has awarded DigitalGlobe a follow-on contract to provide a geospatial content management platform for a mapping initiative that seeks to host information on more than 15 million buildings across Australia. PSMA Australia will implement DigitalGlobe’s Geospatial Big Data platform to generate geospatial content and location information for PSMA’s Geoscape continent-scale mapping product, DigitalGlobe said Wednesday. Shay Har-Noy, DigitalGlobe …

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DigitalGlobe Adds 2 Potential Int’l Defense Customers for WorldView-4 Satellite Capacity

DigitalGlobe has entered into separate letters of intent with two international defense and intelligence agencies to provide the organizations access to imagery from the company’s WorldView-4 satellite. One agency is slated to become the company’s 12th Direct Access Program client under a multi-year commitment to task and receive imagery from all WorldView satellites, DigitalGlobe said Thursday. The company noted the …

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7 NRO CubeSats to Fly With DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-4 Satellite on Atlas V Rocket

DigitalGlobe has announced plans to launch seven miniaturized satellites onboard a United Launch Alliance-built Atlas V rocket as part of the rideshare program for the WorldView-4 mission. Seven National Reconnaissance Office-sponsored CubeSats will fly onboard the Boeing–Lockheed Martin joint venture’s rocket that is scheduled to launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in …

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Lockheed Nears Test Completion on DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-4 Earth Imaging Satellite

Lockheed Martin is in the final stage of tests and shipment preparations on DigitalGlobe‘s WorldView-4 Earth imaging satellite to prepare for the Sept. 15 launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base. Lockheed said Wednesday final preparations on WorldView-4 include calculations on weight and center of gravity, major systems health check and image collection and downlinking tests. Carl Marchetto, vice president …

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