NGA Mulls Swap Of Satellite Imagery For Big Data Algorithms

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The U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) is floating a plan to swap decades of archived Earth imagery for commercially provided data-analysis tools, a move director Robert Cardillo says is critical to fulfilling the agency’s mapping, charting and geodetic missions for government and...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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