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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, [...]

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 [...]

High-Resolution Satellites Help Monitor and Respond to Fires in Southeast Asia

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By Josh Winer, Sales Manager at DigitalGlobe; Nigel Sizer, Global Director of World Resource Institute’s Forests Program; James Anderson, Forests Communications Officer at World Resource Institute One of the most devastating threats to the environment, economy, and human health in Indonesia comes in the form of fire. Forest and bush fires, often associated with agricultural [...]