|New agency CTO announced
Feb. 12, 2019 — NGA appoints a new chief technology officer to lead NGA’s technology transformation and modernization efforts.
Navy admiral takes helm at NGA
Feb. 7, 2019 — Navy Vice Adm. Robert Sharp assumed command as the seventh director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Feb. 7 in a ceremony at the agency’s Springfield, Virginia headquarters.
Sharp selected as next NGA director
Dec. 26, 2018 — The Senate confirmed Navy Rear Adm. Robert Sharp for promotion to vice admiral and DOD and ODNI selected him as the next director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Dec. 22.
NGA releases updated commercial GEOINT strategy
Aug. 2, 2018 — The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency recently released a commercial GEOINT strategy update, emphasizing innovation in the face of a rapidly advancing technological landscape.
Podcast spotlights NGA employee number 1
July 17, 2018 — The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency released a podcast July 17, exploring the cartographic legacy of president, general and surveyor George Washington.
$15K NGA challenge seeks colorization solutions
July 11, 2018 — The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is seeking an algorithm that can rapidly, accurately and automatically colorize large panchromatic images of up to 10 gigapixels in under 10 hours with no human intervention.
July 2, 2018 — NGA statement in response to recent reporting on dust created by a cleanup debris pile from the future site of the Next NGA West campus in North City.
NGA announces new research director, departure of CTO
June 15, 2018 — The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency announced Cindy Daniell, Ph.D., as NGA’s director of research, as of June 11. Daniell brings to this position her comprehensive leadership experience, deep knowledge of the public-private research community, and a forward-looking perspective for NGA and its research priorities.
NGA signs CRADA with commercial imagery provider Planet
May 3, 2018 — NGA signed a cooperative research and development agreement April 4 with Planet, to explore and potentially improve the speed at which the agency can extract vital information and analytics from the company’s imagery.
NGA announces academic grants competition for innovation
April 13, 2018 — The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s Academic Research Program announced a grants competition inviting eligible applicants to submit innovative ideas for path-breaking research to advance the GEOINT mission.
NGA demos at USA Science and Engineering Festival
April 6, 2018 — National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency employees are hosting a booth at the USA Science and Engineering Festival in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C., April 7-8.
NGA hosts St. Louis career fair
Jan. 23, 2018 — The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is hosting a career fair at the T-REX facility in downtown St. Louis, Jan. 24.
NGA seeks nominations for 2018 Hall of Fame
Jan. 5, 2018 - The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is accepting nominations through March 15 for individuals to be considered for induction into the 2018 Geospatial Intelligence Hall of Fame.
NGA provides imagery, analytic support in response to Hurricane Irma
Sept. 13, 2017 — The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is providing geospatial support for areas affected by Hurricane Irma at the request of the United States Agency for International Development, the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance and the Government of the Bahamas to aid in response and recovery efforts.
NGA announces Poole as deputy director
August 10, 2017 — The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency announced Aug. 10 that Justin C. Poole has been named the agency’s seventh deputy director upon the departure of Susan M. Gordon.
NGA seeks nominations for 2017 Hall of Fame
Feb. 21. 2017 — The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is accepting nominations through May 19 for individuals to be considered for induction into the 2017 Geospatial Intelligence Hall of Fame.
NGA capitalizes on SpaceNet’s efforts
Sept. 7, 2016 — To fully leverage this abundance of imagery, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency constantly seeks innovative ways to automate its imagery analysis to better support national security efforts.
NGA announces new director of operations
June 9, 2016 — U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Linda R. Urrutia-Varhall has been selected to serve as director of operations at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, responsible for NGA’s worldwide operational support.
NGA Research to shape GEOINT future
May 13, 2016 — The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency revamped its organization chart, establishing a new office to champion and drive research across the entire geospatial community.
NGA statement on White House drone incident
January 27, 2015 — An employee with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency was questioned yesterday by the Secret Service as the operator of the drone involved in Monday’s incident at the White House.
NGA statement on the death of Yvonne Selke
March 25, 2015 – The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency lost a long-time contract employee, Yvonne Selke, when Germanwings Flight 9525 crashed in the French Alps yesterday.