The National Reconnaissance Office roadmap for bringing commercial satellite imagery into its hybrid space architecture emphasizes cybersecurity and licenses that enable the agency to share data with partners inside and outside the U.S. government.
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency plans to conduct an annual assessment of commercial satellite imagery like the Olympic-themed evaluation the organization conducted earlier this year.
Based on intelligence from SAR imagery, Lewis concluded that the Chinese are building a large wind turbine farm presumably to power missile silos.
Maxar remains confident that it will launch all six of its next-generation WorldView Legion imaging satellites in 2022,
There is still much work ahead for the AI industry to automate data analytics.
The National Reconnaissance Office is preparing to survey commercial capabilities to provide various geospatial datasets as part of a long-term campaign to establish a new program of record.
The director of the National Reconnaissance Office Christopher Scolese announced Oct. 7 the agency will start buying space radar imagery from commercial providers.
U.S. intelligence agencies are eager to adopt cutting-edge commercial tools and technologies, but need confidence in the security of the data delivered, Stacey Dixon, U.S. principal deputy director of national intelligence, said Oct. 6 at the GEOINT 2021 Symposium here.
Maxar has produced high-fidelity maps for military customers, and is now positioning to fill a growing demand for this technology in commercial markets.
David Gauthier said NGA has to transition away from government analysts exploiting raw imagery to commercial analytic services that can quickly provide answers
Finland’s Kuva Space raised 4.2 million euros ($4.85 million) to fund its campaign to establish a constellation of commercial hyperspectral cubesats.
NGA broke ground on the St. Louis campus in November 2019 and expects to open for business in 2025
Kleos Space presented a technical paper at the GEOINT 2021 Symposium that highlighted better-than-expected performance of RF reconnaissance satellites.
Earth observation company Satellogic announced Oct. 6 it will be using Amazon’s ground station service to control its satellites and download data from space.
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has launched several initiatives to team up with the private sector and make it easier for new entrants to do business with the government
LatConnect 60 will feed Spire Global Automatic Identification System (AIS) vessel-tracking data into algorithms the Australian Earth-observation startup is developing with Curtin University to prevent maritime collisions.