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UrtheCast Appoints New Board Member Letitia “Tish” Long, Former Director Of The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

VANCOUVER, FEBRUARY 23 2015 | UrtheCast Corp. (TSX: UR) (“UrtheCast” or the “Company”) today announced the appointment of Letitia “Tish” Long, former director of the U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, to its board of directors, effective February 23, 2015. Ms. Long brings extensive experience in the intelligence and technology industries, most recently serving as the fifth […]

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UrtheCast Opens New Office, Ramps Up Hiring

Only two months ago, UrtheCast announced the signing of a US$65-million contract for value-added services and Earth imagery data. Following that agreement comes today’s announcement that UrtheCast will be opening a second office in downtown Vancouver, Canada, to accommodate our growing team of engineers. At over 5,000 square feet, this office will house up to 40 engineers, and is slated to […]

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Newly Inked Deal Puts The “International” In The ISS

The International Space Station is, by definition, an enormous and cooperative undertaking. With over 15 countries in the mix and five space agencies at the helm — NASA, Roscosmos, JAXA, The European Space Agency (ESA), and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) —  from early in its lifespan, the ISS was a collaborative effort between nations, regardless of […]

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Oi Oi, London Town

In UrtheCast’s latest Theia image from space, we get a glimpse at an enormous, bustling Heathrow Airport, and the River Thames as it snakes into the heart of London, England. Arguably, there are few cities in the western world that begin to rival the cultural significance of London, and even fewer that are so populous. With an area covering ~670+ square miles, […]

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UrtheCast Announces Advisory Board To Provide Strategic Guidance In Space And Technology

VANCOUVER, January 13, 2015 | UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) (“UrtheCast”or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the creation of an Advisory Board to advise the Company’s senior management team on strategy, planning, performance, and stakeholder relations. UrtheCast’s newly-selected Advisors —Peter Marino, Michele Weslander Quaid, Jeffrey Manber, and Sunil Sharma — are leading executives currently with, or from […]

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UrtheCast Signs Contract For $65 Million To Provide Value-Added Services and Data

VANCOUVER, November 24, 2014 | UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) (“UrtheCast” or the “Company”) is extremely pleased to announce that it has received the final signature on a five-year contract with a confidential customer, valued at US$65 million, for the provision of engineering services, value-added services, and Earth imagery data. A significant proportion of the contract’s value will be allocated for […]

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UrtheCast Receives $3-Million Payment From Authorization To Proceed On $65-Million Contract

VANCOUVER, November 17, 2014 | UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) (“UrtheCast” or the “Company”) is very pleased to announce that it has now received a US$3-million payment from an  Authorization to Proceed (“ATP”) with work on the previously-announced, five-year contract valued at US$65 million. This funding allows UrtheCast to begin work on the program while we await […]

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UrtheCast Reports 2014 Third Quarter Financial Results

VANCOUVER, November 13, 2014 | UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) (“UrtheCast” or the “Company”), a technology company that is developing the world’s first Ultra HD video platform of Earth from space, today announces financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2014. The Company reported a comprehensive loss of $3.9 million in the quarter […]

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UrtheCast To Host Third Quarter 2014 Conference Call On November 13, 2014

VANCOUVER, Nov. 10, 2014 | UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) (“UrtheCast” or “the Company”) announces that it will host a conference call to discuss its fiscal 2014 third quarter financial results on Thursday, November 13, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. ET (2:00 p.m. PT). The release of UrtheCast’s Q3 financial statements will occur at market close on Thursday, […]

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UrtheCast To Speak At Dublin’s Web Summit

Dublin’s Web Summit has quickly become one of the most important web technology conferences in the world — and this year, UrtheCast will take to the MainStage to present the company’s vision for the Earth Observation industry: ‘Your Planet In Near Realtime: Democratizing The View From Space’. Taking place on Wednesday Nov. 5, at 2:40 PM local […]

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