New Limits on Satellite Imaging of Israel

On July 21, the Commerce Department published a Federal Register notice announcing its finding, pursuant to the Kyl-Bingaman Amendment, that satellite imagery of Israel is readily and consistently available from non-U.S. commercial sources at a resolution of 0.4 meters Ground Sample

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U.S. Approval for 1-Meter Commercial Radar Satellite

On August 24, 2009, NOAA granted a license to Northrop Grumman to operate a commercial remote sensing satellite with one-meter synthetic aperture radar (SAR) capability. It is the first U.S. license approved for a commercial radar imaging satellite at that

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NOAA RFI on Commercial Remote Sensing Industry

On June 15, 2009, NOAA’s Commercial Remote Sensing Regulatory Affairs Office issued a Request for Information (RFI) on U.S. commercial remote sensing capabilities and business models. The industry inputs will inform government decision makers deliberating future NOAA licensing actions. Inputs

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