NIMA recognizes commercial satellite imaging sector’s contribution to Afghanistan war

NIMA recognizes commercial satellite imaging sector’s contribution to Afghanistan war

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The National Imagery and Mapping Agency (NIMA) have recognized Space Imaging for its work in support of NIMA during Operation Enduring Freedom. The award recognizes Space Imaging’s partnership with NIMA and specifically cites the company’s timely, accurate geospatial intelligence in support of national security. NIMA presented the award to Space Imaging at the 2003 Management Association for Private Photogrammetric Surveyors (MAPPS) luncheon held on March 20, 2003 during the Federal Programs Conference in Washington, D.C. Erol Morey, Space Imaging’s director of Defense Solutions, accepted the award on the company’s behalf.
Space Imaging is a supplier of visual information products and services derived from space imagery and aerial photography. The company launched the world’s first one-meter resolution, commercial earth imaging satellite, IKONOS, on Sept. 24, 1999. Other products are produced from the Indian Remote Sensing satellites, U.S. Landsat; RADARSAT and the European Space Agency’s ERS satellites. Space Imaging also delivers aerial-derived imagery products collected by its own Digital Airborne Imaging System (DAIS-1(tm)).