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Colorado Tech Helps Texas Tornado Relief

May 17, 2013

DigitalGlobe Providing Satellite Imagery

DigitalGlobe FirstLook activated … Multiple tornadoes swept through north Texas on Wednesday May 15th, 2013. At least six people were killed after a twister touched down southeast of Granbury, Texas, a suburb of Fort Worth. Imagery is being tasked to help with relief efforts.

DigitalGlobe is a Longmont, Colo.-based firm.

Its high-tech satellite fleet delivers world-class imagery and information services.

After this tornado, emergency management needed great data, fast:

U.S. tech is not just for intelligence agencies, anymore.

Good job, Colorado.


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