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DigitalGlobe, MDA Shareholders OK $3.6B Merger Deal

Shareholders at DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) and Canada-based MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates have separately approved the deal originally announced in February for MDA to buy the Westminster, Colorado-based Earth imaging services provider in an estimated $3.6 billion transaction. Holders of approximately 93 percent of shares in DigitalGlobe voted to approve the merger and that 81 …

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DigitalGlobe Retires Lockheed-Built IKONOS Imaging Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 20, 2015 — DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has retired the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) IKONOS imaging satellite after 15 years of on-orbit service, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Lockheed said Thursday IKONOS, launched in September 1999 at the Vandenberg Air Force Base, took thousands of high-resolution earth imagery throughout its lifecycle …

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