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DigitalGlobe Deploys Lockheed-Made WorldView-4 Imaging Satellite; Rick Ambrose Comments

Rick Ambrose
Rick Ambrose

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 15, 2016 — DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has launched its new Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) commercial imaging satellite onboard an Atlas V rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday.

The WorldView-4 satellite will work to increase the number of images in DigitalGlobe’s commercial satellite image collection, as well as support the growth of the company’s time-lapse image library, Lockheed said Friday.

“Lockheed Martin is proud of today’s successful launch and our longstanding partnership with DigitalGlobe, ” said Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of Lockheed’s space systems business.

He added that the companies have worked on various projects together in an effort to innovate the remote sensing field.

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