Tag Archives: RADARSAT-2

Maxar to Test Geospatial Cloud Analytics Hub Under DARPA Contract; Tony Frazier Quoted

Maxar Technologies will test its Geospatial Cloud Analytics Hub under a potential $4.3M follow-on contract with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. The company said Wednesday the GCA Hub is an unclassified platform designed to help military users generate insights about the planet using machine learning and make decisions on various initiatives such as predicting food shortages.

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NASA Taps DigitalGlobe to Provide Satellite Imagery for Earth Observation Studies

Maxar Technologies‘ DigitalGlobe business has received a potential five-year, $7M contract from NASA to provide high-resolution commercial electro-optical and synthetic aperture radar satellite imagery for Earth observation studies. Under the blanket purchase agreement, the space agency will leverage DigitalGlobe’s 100-petabyte imagery library and Geospatial Big Data platform and satellite data from …

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DigitalGlobe to Help DARPA Build Cloud-Based Geospatial Data Analytics Platform

Maxar Technologies‘ DigitalGlobe business has secured a $3.2M contract from the the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to build a technology platform for military and intelligence agencies to access unclassified geospatial data. The Geospatial Cloud Analytics Hub platform is intended to help users obtain insights and make decisions with cloud-based machine learning, …

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DigitalGlobe Adds WorldView-4 Satellite Imagery to Cloud-Based GEOINT Platform

Maxar Technologies‘ DigitalGlobe has incorporated imagery from the WorldView-4 Earth observation satellite into a cloud-based technology designed to help customers access geospatial intelligence. DigitalGlobe said Sunday its WorldView-4 imagery collections will more than double the daily volume of 30-centimeter imagery stored in the SecureWatch platform and help analysts monitor activity in multiple areas of interest. MDA, also a …

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Maxar’s MDA Business Gets Multiple Contracts for Satellite Data, Ground System Support

Maxar Technologies‘ MDA business has secured contracts worth $12.4 million combined from multiple government and commercial clients for the provision of information and services related to the RADARSAT-2 Earth observation satellite. RADARSAT-2 SAR is designed to collect imagery for organizations to locate and measure various objects within very large areas, MDA said Monday. The first …

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Cubic Subsidiary Unveils Portable Satellite Ground Terminal; Mike Twyman Comments

Cubic‘s GATR Technologies subsidiary has developed a portable ground station for public and private sector customers to download satellite imagery for tactical applications. The GATR TRAC station works to help users download imagery and data from low-Earth orbit satellites such as Eros A and B, Pleiades 1A and 1B, RADARSAT 2, Spot 6 and …

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MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates to Provide NOAA Satellite Data Access

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has received a potential four-year contract to provide data from the company’s synthetic aperture radar satellite to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. NOAA will use data collected by the RADARSAT-2 satellite to aid snow and ice forecasting monitoring activities, MDA said Wednesday. RADARSAT-2 is built to gather all-weather imagery and surveillance information in near-real time …

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MDA to Continue Satellite Information Support to CLS & ScanEx Under Contract Extensions

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates will continue to provide RADARSAT-2 satellite information for Collecte Localisation Satellites and ScanEX Research and Development Centre through February 2017 and December 2019 respectively via two contract amendments. MDA said Wednesday CLS uses RADARSAT-2 imaging to monitor and detect illegal fishing vessels around the Kerguelen Islands in the southern Indian Ocean while ScanEX requires …

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