Tag Archives: DigitalGlobe

Maxar Commends Senate Commerce Committee’s Passage of NASA Authorization Act of 2019; Dan Jablonsky Quoted

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Maxar Technologies has commended the Senate Commerce Committee’s passage of the 2019 NASA Authorization Act that was introduced by Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.), Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Maxar announced on Thursday.

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Tony Frazier, President of Radiant Solutions, His Fourth Wash100 Award

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Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Tony Frazier, president of Radiant Solutions, with his fourth Wash100 Award on Tuesday. Executive Mosaic recognizes Frazier for leading the company’s efforts to support government missions with emerging technology. We are honored to present the most coveted award in government contracting to Tony Frazier of Radiant Solutions.

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NGA, NSF Offer 3-D Digital Elevation Models of Alaska Under ArcticDEM Project

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The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and the National Science Foundation have unveiled a new batch of 3-D digital elevation models of Alaska from the ArcticDEM project that seeks to foster coordination of national efforts in the Arctic region. The release of the topographic maps serves to support decision-making on activities in the Arctic as part of a White …

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IARPA Seeks to Produce Satellite Imagery-Based 3D Maps Through Algorithm Development Challenge

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The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has launched a challenge that aims to encourage participants to develop algorithms that can generate three-dimensional point clouds from satellite images. IARPA will award $100,000 in total cash prizes to winning algorithm developers as part of the Multi-View Stereo 3D Mapping Challenge, the Office of …

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NGA Launches Public Website for Unclassified Arctic Data

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The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has made its unclassified geospatial intelligence on the Arctic available to the public via a new website to support international efforts relevant to the region. NGA said Wednesday the website provides 3-D Digital Elevation Models of the Arctic landscape based on satellite images from DigitalGlobe‘s commercial imagery sources. Each model works to support scientific studies …

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DNI James Clapper Backs Govt Approval of Commercial 25-CM Imagery

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National Intelligence Director James Clapper supports DigitalGlobe‘s application for a license to offer satellite images with a 25-centimeter spatial resolution to non-U.S. government clients, Space News reported Tuesday. Mike Gruss writes that Clapper’s recommendation on high-resolution commercial imagery has been submitted to the White House. “As far as I’m concerned, it certainly …

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DigitalGlobe Asks NOAA to Modify Satellite Image Resolution Standards; Walter Scott Comments

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DigitalGlobe has asked the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to change its satellite image resolution requirements as the company seeks business opportunities in international markets, Breaking Defense reported Friday. Colin Clark writes the company wants NOAA to lift the half-meter detail restriction on images and issue a license for developing a …

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