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Monthly Archives: April 2011

DigitalGlobe and Extreme Ice Survey Partner to Monitor World’s Glaciers

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Satellite Imagery Combines with On-the-Ground Data to Shed New Light For Earth Day on Glaciers at Mount Everest, in Greenland and Iceland Longmont, Colo., April 19, 2011 – DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions, has partnered with Extreme Ice Survey (EIS) to combine on-the-ground photography with satellite imagery to monitor [...]

DigitalGlobe Completes QuickBird Satellite Orbit Raise

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New Altitude Extends Satellite’s Life, Gives Customers Continued Access to World’s Most Powerful Constellation of Sub-Meter Satellites Longmont, Colorado, April 18, 2011 – DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions, announced today it has completed raising the orbit of its QuickBird satellite, a process that began in late March. QuickBird [...]

Satellite Imagery and Humanitarian Efforts

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Stephen Wood, Vice President, DigitalGlobe’s Analysis Center Last week, Steve Lohr wrote a piece in the New York Times titled “Online Mapping Shows Potential to Transform Relief Efforts” about the powerful role satellite imagery plays in humanitarian efforts. I found this article to be particularly insightful and relevant, as recent events have demonstrated how satellite [...]