U.S. government geospatial imagery buyer re-ups with Planet, reassures DigitalGlobe

by Peter B. de Selding

PARIS — The incoming U.S. deputy director of national intelligence on July 19 said she would push for greater use of commercial satellite imagery from small-satellite constellations for intelligence purposes but cautioned that quicker revisit time is not a panacea.

Susan M. Gordon, who has been nominated to be the principal deputy director in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, is currently deputy director of the U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), which purchases geospatial imagery for the U.S. government.

Gordon has been among . . .

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