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10 May 2013

Post Merger DigitalGlobe announces ‘Bridge’ Pricing

by Santosh Singh
On the first day of February we did a post on merger of DigitalGlobe and GeoEye. Market capitalization of the merged entity is $2.1 billion. The new entity, still named DigitalGlobe, is in the course of merging processes, products and pricing.

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02 April 2013

Landsat 8 Going Full Steam, Collecting 400 scenes a Day !

by Santosh Singh
Landsat Data Continuity Mission(LDCM) or soon to be rechristened Landsat 8 is operating normally as per the latest update from NASA. The two Systems OLI and TIRS have been ramping up their collection rate steadily and have now reached 4000 scene/day.

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08 March 2013

ISRO to Launch Cartosat 3 with 25 cm resolution

by Santosh Singh
The Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO) plans to build, Cartosat-3, capable of taking images of the earth with a resolution of 0.25 metres. Currently, GeoEye-1 provides the highest resolution satellites imagery taken by a commercial satellite.

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08 March 2013

Pléiades 1B starts Commercial Collections

by Santosh Singh
Launched on 2nd December 2012, Pleiades 1B, the twin counterpart of Pleiades 1A, has finally completed the commissioning phase. The satellite sensor is now operating normally.

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01 February 2013

DigitalGlobe and GeoEye have combined

by Santosh Singh
Two leading providers of earth observation and geospatial analysis, DigitalGlobe and GeoEye, have finalized their combination. Since their announcement about intention to merge last year, the amalgamation has finally came through with approval.

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