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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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Raytheon to Build Imaging Payload for DigitalGlobe WorldView Legion Satellites

DigitalGlobe has chosen Raytheon as the payload provider for a constellation of next-generation satellites designed to capture Earth imagery. Raytheon said Tuesday it will supply combined electronics, detectors and telescopes to Palo Alto, California-based satellite manufacturer Space Systems Loral, which serves as the space vehicle integrator of DigitalGlobe’s future WorldView Legion …

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DigitalGlobe Unveils First Public Image From WorldView-4 Satellite

DigitalGlobe has unveiled the first public image from the Lockheed Martin-built WorldView-4 satellite that carries a Harris-made imaging payload. The image was taken on Nov. 26 and features the Yoyogi National Gymnasium in Shibuya, Tokyo which will host Olympic events in 2020, DigitalGlobe said Friday. Lockheed’s commercial launch services segment provided a United Launch …

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Walter Scott: DigitalGlobe Seeks Gov’t Backing for High-Res Imagery Sales

DigitalGlobe has received support from the intelligence community for the company’s bid to sell high-resolution satellite images in a move to stay competitive globally, Reuters reported Monday. Warren Strobel and Andrea Shalal write Colorado-based DigitalGlobe requested government approval nearly a year ago for its plan to develop 50-centimeter image resolutions. …

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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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