NGA's Dave Gauthier said Sept. 15 the agency has a growing appetite for new types of analytics services offered by the private sector
U.S. defense and intelligence agencies are not taking advantage of available commercial imagery due to slow and cumbersome procurement methods, said a GAO report.
Satellite technology is racing to get ahead of increasingly prevalent wildfires that risk lives, destroy property and create pollution that causes long-term health issues.
The National Reconnaissance Office announced May 25 it awarded BlackSky, Maxar Technologies and Planet Labs 10-year contracts to provide satellite imagery for U.S. intelligence, defense and federal civil agencies.
Space Systems Command is trying to figure out how to exploit traditional and new types of commercial space data
Many of the commercial companies that are openly sharing satellite imagery of Ukraine work with the U.S. government but are not restricted in what they can share, said Stacey Dixon, principal deputy director of national intelligence
As Maxar satellites continue to collect images of Russia’s attacks on Ukraine, the company is working with customers so it can allocate more capacity to meet U.S. government needs, CEO Daniel Jablonsky told SpaceNews.
The director of the National Reconnaissance Office, Christopher Scolese, warned that Russia’s military could target satellites in space to disrupt communications and GPS services.
Rep. Adam Schiff: 'Sometimes when you keep things classified that don't need to be, you breed a lot of public conspiratorial thinking'
The Space Development Agency would allow satellite imagery vendors to send data directly to DoD transport satellites.
Maxar has produced high-fidelity maps for military customers, and is now positioning to fill a growing demand for this technology in commercial markets.
The Pentagon announced Sept. 3 it plans to extend a pilot program that provides imagery from satellites, drones, ground sensors and cameras to help track and combat wildfires.
The National Reconnaissance Office wants to better understand the capabilities of commercial satellite radar imagery providers.
The experimental spacecraft named Gunsmoke-J is one of seven satellites that will lift off from New Zealand in mid-March in Rocket Lab’s 19th Electron launch.
Satellite imagery and data are revealing the astonishing impact of the novel coronavirus on people and the environment.
What if a company could sell the type of high-resolution imagery President Trump tweeted showing a heavily damaged Iranian launchpad? The answer was an unequivocal yes from Earth observation experts attending the World Satellite Business Week conference in Paris.
Since Jan. 1, Maxar Technologies has revamped operations, installed new leadership and incorporated in the United States. Now, the company is exploring the intersections of its legacy business units as it looks for ways to expand its government and commercial product lines.
Trump’s tweet provoked an intense — if short-lived — media uproar, with many questioning the legality and advisability of the president sharing an smartphone snap of a presumably classified briefing chart.
Competitors have to develop computer vision algorithms to automate the process of assessing building damage after natural disasters.