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DigitalGlobe Provides Access to Satellite Imagery for NGA-Supported Email Users

DigitalGlobe has announced that users with emails supported by the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency can now access updated and high-resolution satellite imagery through a private platform. The company’s My DigitalGlobe, part of the NGA’s EnhancedView program, will allow users to access 200 million square kilometers of global satellite imagery, the company …

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Executive Profile: Andy Dougherty, DigitalGlobe VP of U.S. Government Sales

Andy Dougherty serves as vice president of U.S. government sales at DigitalGlobe (formerly GeoEye), having joined the company in May 2011 and possessing 12 years of industry experience. He is responsible for the company’s federal sales leadership to drive broader adoption of the company’s online access and analytics solutions across the Defense Department, intelligence, …

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NGA Exempts DigitalGlobe NGA Imagery Program From Sequestration; Jeffrey Tarr Comments

DigitalGlobe has received a guarantee from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency that sequestration will not affect the largest portion of the company’s potential $3.5 billion satellite imagery services contract with the agency, SpaceNews.com reported Friday. Peter de Selding writes the 10-year EnhancedView contract is renewable each year and DigitalGlobe receives monthly payments …

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DigitalGlobe JV Adds Imagery Customer in China

A DigitalGlobe joint venture has expanded its customer base in China as partner Siwei WorldView signed a new agreement to provide imagery to an unnamed organization in the country. Siwei Worldview will provide more than 33.5 million square miles of imagery to the organization as it aims to build a nationwide …

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DigitalGlobe Preparing for Post-GeoEye Merger Satellite Launch in 2014; Jeffrey Tarr Comments

Longmont, Colo.-based DigitalGlobe Inc. is working to complete its third WorldView-class satellite for a scheduled launch in mid-2014. WorldView-3 is included in the company’s EnhancedView contract with the U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, and is built to provide spectral diversity and multiple short-wave infrared bands for clear imaging through air-born particulates, …

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DigitalGlobe Builds Third WorldView-3 Satellite for 2014 Launch; Jeffrey Tarr Comments

DigitalGlobe Inc. is on track to complete its third worldview-class satellite for a scheduled launch in mid-2014, according to a company statement. WorldView-3 is included in the company’s enhanced view contract with the U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and is meant to offer spectral diversity and multiple short-wave infrared bands for clear …

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DigitalGlobe to Update AF Eagle Vision Imagery Stations; James Clark Comments

DigitalGlobe will update mobile ground stations for the U.S. Air Force to provide satellite imagery for warfighters and first responders, the company announced Wednesday. The Eagle Vision stations download imagery from DigitalGlobe’s WorldView earth imaging constellation for use in preparing intelligence, planning missions, assessing damage and during natural disasters or …

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DOJ Requests More Info on DigitalGlobe and GeoEye Deal

The U.S. Justice Department has requested more information from DigitalGlobe and GeoEye surrounding the two satellite imagery providers’ proposed merger. DigitalGlobe announced that both companies received the ‘second requests’ on Sept. 21, and added that the deal cannot close until 30 days after each has successfully complied with the request. The companies also …

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Profile: Karen Diener, DigitalGlobe Business Development VP for Defense, Intelligence Unit

Karen Diener is the vice president of business development for the U.S. defense and intelligence business unit at DigitalGlobe, a Longmont, Colo.-based provider of commercial space imagery and geospatial content. According to the company, her most recent focus was on helping the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency transform its business operations and …

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Maxar’s Jim McClelland: Tech Advances Fuel Smallsat Industry’s Transformation

Jim McClelland VP Maxar Technologies

Jim McClelland, vice president of mission architecture at Maxar Technologies, said the small satellite industry is now more willing to take some risks, launch and learn from those launches driven by technological advances in smallsats, SpaceNews reported Wednesday. “It’s been a very exciting transformation of the industry,” he said. “I have to actually, oddly enough, give a lot of credit to the cubesat guys."

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