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Industry Worries Friction Twixt NRO-NGA On Commercial Imagery

Posted by Theresa Hitchens on

NGA and NRO “have significantly overlapping Venn diagrams,” one industry source said, and they are still trying to “sort that through.” He added, “It’s not a nice clean line.”

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Commerce Dept. Remote Sensing Rules Reduce DoD Licensing Control

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Newly proposed licensing rules for commercial remote sensing will eliminate automatic DoD review rights for of a majority of applications.

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DigitalGlobe, Eager for Foreign Biz, Presses NOAA For Quarter Meter Resolution

Posted by Colin Clark on

WASHINGTON: In the next few weeks an unlikely government agency known more for weather than regulating satellites, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA), may decide the international future of America’s commercial satellite imagery industry, dominated now by DigitalGlobe. NOAA licenses American commercial remote sensing satellites, which includes DigitalGlobe’s five satellites currently in orbit. One… Keep reading →

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