Today, NASA announced contract awards to Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) and Orbital Sciences Corporation for International Space Station (ISS) Cargo Resupply Services (CRS), establishing the two companies as commercial cargo haulers to the ISS. Under the CRS contracts, the companies …

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On December 20, 2007, NOAA posted a Request for Information (RFI) in an effort to identify interested parties capable of providing commercial solutions to meet U.S. government requirements for space-based earth and space weather observations. The primary areas of interest …

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On October 19, 2006, the Office of Space Commercialization and the Space Enterprise Council of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce co-hosted a public workshop on “GIS Capabilities for Civil Government Agencies: Building a Bridge to a Safe, Secure, and Prosperous …

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On March 29, 2003, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) announced its ClearView initiative, awarding a multi-year contract and entering into agreements with three U.S. commercial data providers — DigitalGlobe, Space Imaging, and OrbImage — to provide the government with satellite …

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