Tag Archives: Spire Global

Boeing’s Audrey Allison to Chair Satellite Industry Association

Audrey Allison VP Boeing

Audrey Allison, vice president for global spectrum management at Boeing, has been appointed to chair the Satellite Industry Association's board of directors. Ross Vincenti, associate general counsel at Intelsat, will support Allison as SIA's vice chair while Spire Global General Counsel Ananda Martin will manage the trade association's financial assets as treasurer, SIA said Tuesday.

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US, UK Select 10 Tech Proposals via Space Pitch Day

Space Pitch Day

The defense agencies of the U.S. and U.K. have named 10 start-ups from both countries and other allies who will work to deliver technologies in support of militaries' space domain missions. The U.K. government said Tuesday that innovators were selected through the International Space Pitch Day and were provided with up to $66K contracts to streamline the development of their proposals.

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NOAA Picks Three Firms for Commercial Weather Data Pilot’s Round Two; Karen St. Germain Quoted

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded separate contracts to GeoOptics, Spire Global and PlanetIQ to support the second round of NOAA’s Commercial Weather Data Pilot program. The three satellite firms will supply space-based radio occultation information through July 31, 2019 to help NOAA assess the data’s potential value to its …

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Ball Aerospace, Spire Partner to Help NGA Develop Arctic Maritime Traffic Monitoring Platform

Ball Aerospace and Spire Global will collaborate to support a National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency project that seeks to increase maritime domain awareness in the Arctic region through the use of technology. Both companies aim to develop a data collection and analysis platform that will work to help the agency monitor the activity of vessels …

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Orbital ATK’s Cygnus Spacecraft Puts 4 Spire Global CubeSats Into Orbit

An Orbital ATK-built Cygnus spacecraft has deployed four small satellites from Spire Global above the International Space Station’s orbit as part of a secondary mission, Space News reported Saturday. Jeff Foust writes the spacecraft, nicknamed S.S. Alan Poindexter, launched four Lemur-2 satellites to help Spire build a constellation of cubesats designed to collect weather and …

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