Earth observation company Planet plans to acquire Boundless Spatial Inc., a geospatial software specialist “to accelerate the adoption by government and enterprise customers of commercial geospatial information services,” said Robbie Schingler, Planet co-founder and chief strategy officer.
Startups backed primarily by private venture capital have announced plans to launch dozens of small SAR satellites within a decade to take advantage of the miniaturization of electronics.
NGA is modernizing its cloud architecture “to allow our analysts to live in the data."
Intelligence analysts have a problem: more data than ever before. “It presents a massive challenge for us,” said Lt. Gen. Charles Brown Jr., U.S. Central Command deputy commander.
SN Military.Space | SecAF Wilson talks space reforms, ‘moving fast’ • SMC: Prototyping is back • GEOINT 2018 news
Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson made news last week at the Space Symposium with major announcements on the reorganization of Space and Missile Systems Center and the standup of a new office to eliminate bottlenecks in the system.
Geospatial data companies are focusing intently on acquiring satellite imagery quickly and speeding data delivery to customers.