Tag Archives: GEOINT

Stacey Dixon: NGA Should Deliver at ‘Speed of Mission Need’

Stacey Dixon

Stacey Dixon, deputy director of the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA) and 2021 Wash100 Award recipient, said NGA needs to come up with faster platforms and services as the U.S. edge in GEOINT is being challenged. “We’re asking for your help to help us reimagine the geoint enterprise,” Dixon said Tuesday at the virtual NGA Industry Strategy Summit 2021.

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ASI Wins U.S. Space Force Contract to Deliver Space Data Transport Network

Space Training

Analytical Space Inc. (ASI) has been awarded a three-year, $26.4 million contract by the Department of the Air Force's commercial investment arm (AF Ventures), with joint funding from the Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) and the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), as part of the Strategic Financing (STRATFI) program.

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Space Force Eyes Satellite Imaging for Beyond-Line-Of-Sight Targeting; Gen. John Raymond Quoted

Gen. John Raymond

The U.S. Space Force is in the early stages of studying the use of imaging data from small tactical satellites to detect targets beyond line of sight. Gen. John Raymond, chief of space operations and 2021 Wash100 Award winner, said that the Space Force seeks to closely coordinate with intelligence sector partners to explore the use of tactical satellite imaging,

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NASA, Int’l Counterparts Deploy GEOINT Sources for COVID-19 Research; Thomas Zurbuchen Quoted

Thomas Zurbuchen

NASA has partnered with its European and Japanese counterparts to leverage their respective geospatial intelligence resources to collect data on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. NASA that the agency has teamed up with the European Space Agency (ESA) and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) to deploy Earth-observing satellites to document the pandemic’s potential long-term impacts as part of the initiative. 

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