The U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has broken off talks with Space Imaging for a second 0.25-meter-resolution commercial imaging satellite. Digital Globe won the initial NextView contract, but NGA was interested in contracting with Space Imaging, too, to shore up the U.S. commercial space imaging industrial base. Space Imaging officials were disappointed, but noted the company has a healthy business base, including $200 million in revenue last year. NGA may be opening the ...

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