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DigitalGlobe’s Global Enhanced GEOINT Delivery (Global-EGD) Contract Renewed for One Year

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UPDATED 09/09/2014 We’re excited to announce that the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has awarded DigitalGlobe the second year of the Global Enhanced GEOINT Delivery (Global-EGD) contract starting Sept. 1, 2014. This renewal builds on our years of service providing the NGA and its customers with unclassified high-resolution imagery in support of operational planning, emergency response, [...]

Revealing the Hidden World with Shortwave Infrared (SWIR) Imagery

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“Smoke disappears and fire hotspots become clearly visible” WorldView-3, the newest addition to the DigitalGlobe constellation, will enable our customers to see the world in new ways. Not only does it offer the highest resolution in the industry, as you saw in our first imagery blog post, but the satellite also carries a shortwave infrared [...]

WorldView-3: First Images!

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On August 13, 2014, DigitalGlobe launched WorldView-3 into orbit. On August 19, a mere six days after launch, our team completed commissioning  the satellite bus and opened the door on the main telescope to begin observing our changing planet. And on August 21, we  completed our focusing and achieved Initial Operational Capability (“IOC”) on the [...]