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NGA @NGA_GEOINT Springfield, Virginia

This is the official Twitter account for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

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Joined Twitter 8/16/11


20 years ago #OTD - 80% of the earth’s elevation data was captured from @NASA space shuttle Endeavor. Here’s a look… https://t.co/wnTD8Alx9ABanneker’s knowledge of astronomy was the basis for his work in helping famed U.S. surveyor Andrew Ellicott with th… https://t.co/qmi35lWNJzIn honor of #BlackHistoryMonth, NGA recognizes some of the heroes in our field. A self-taught son of a freed slave,… https://t.co/jEIaPDEO1pOn Wednesday, @NGA_GEOINT’s Deputy Director Stacey Dixon visited DIA to discuss the value of diversity & inclusion.… https://t.co/16BCO3OUmx
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2/21
2020
Did you know #SRTM was an international mission? Partnering with German & Italian space agencies resulted in the ad… https://t.co/Udp2ec6Lzp
2/19
2020
#ICYMI watch NGA Director Vice Adm. Sharp’s keynote conversation with @Esri President Jack Dangermond at last week'… https://t.co/LWXG0w7IdE
2/18
2020
@MountVernon Inspired by the geospatial contributions of the past to consider your future? Check out careers at NGA… https://t.co/9eiAbYixw2We can't forget President Abraham Lincoln's contributions to geospatial intelligence on #PresidentsDay! Civil War b… https://t.co/8Hjlp5hCydNeed another way to celebrate #PresidentsDay? Learn more about how the U.S. geospatial intelligence effort began in… https://t.co/M9IOxSqGpHLooking for more ways to celebrate #PresidentsDay? How about spending a little time exploring the cartographic lega… https://t.co/Q5bjvgmys2This #PresidentsDay we honor those who shaped us into the mightiest nation in the world. 🇺🇸 #KnowYourMil https://t.co/PSdWBv9cxh
Retweeted by NGADid you know that George Washington created America’s first intelligence community? This #PresidentsDay we celebrat… https://t.co/luY6KeN1Iw
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2/17
2020
@NASAJPL Why was radar was used for #SRTM? Regular optical 📷 can’t collect imagery on cloudy days, but radar can!… https://t.co/36s4gMbaCt
2/16
2020
@NASAJPL SRTM’s biggest innovative feature? The 60-meter mast uniquely designed for the mission which is the larges… https://t.co/sTtjGzz1Py
2/15
2020
@NGA_GEOINT If you guessed, increasing diversity at @NGA_GEOINT, you got it! Dixon was inducted for her efforts to… https://t.co/BKqvJbWXuA
Retweeted by NGALike a fine wine, GPS will keep getting better with age. Learn more about GPS and check out all the other reasons N… https://t.co/rirpUGMmqeNGA scientists have a long-distance relationship with their command and control stations, but they always make sure… https://t.co/Ur7kfCoUpnGPS satellites won’t leave you waiting. Their signals travel at the speed of light, 186,000 miles per second. #HappyValentinesDayOn this special day, make sure to show the one you love why they are so special. 💕 Today, we are showing love to GP… https://t.co/wn0VD54lDvDr. Stacey Dixon, @NGA_GEOINT Deputy Director, recently received a 2020 Wash100 award for her focus on which priority? #BlackHistoryMonth
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2/14
2020
NGA's CISO, Matt Conner, shares NGA's journey to the cloud -- With decades of data, NGA’s challenge is being able t… https://t.co/gkWcS2iGsi @usairforce Under Brown’s leadership, DMA provided support to the @DeptofDefense through production and worldwide d… https://t.co/5MDAMO7Ij5 @usairforce Brown rose through the ranks within the agency to become the Director of the Defense Mapping Agency Aer… https://t.co/Rja3Bhcf96NGA recognizes some of the heroes in our field in honor of #BlackHistoryMonth. William J. Brown began his career as… https://t.co/jZNOOhd3KzYou @inteldotgov regulars, might recognize Dr. Dixon as one of our #BarrierBreakers. Check out the vid below, shot… https://t.co/7Hfe32c1T8
Retweeted by NGAWe're about 30 days from #SXSW20202 and there are several panels and sessions featuring folks from @CIA, @NSAgov,… https://t.co/iIrAakNF0Q
Retweeted by NGAToday, we remember the 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, born #OTD in 1809. After seeing Thaddeus Lowe demo the powe… https://t.co/9jko9f9e6c
2/13
2020
@NASA Endeavour is the correct answer! Thanks to the team at @NASA, the Feb. 11 launch was a success, beginning an… https://t.co/GMicOd4jOB @NASA Hint: As of 2000, approximately 5% of the earth’s land elevation was mapped. That’s a problem for many reason… https://t.co/d46AGxLTdZCan you name the @NASA space shuttle used for the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission?NGA Director Vice Adm. Sharp is already meeting new people at the NGA booth! Come say 👋 at booth #907. #FedGIS https://t.co/qRUitucGZpMake sure to stop by NGA’s booth (#907) before you leave the conference today! #FedGIS https://t.co/A5Wz6ajLLdDangermond: What percent of time are you spending looking towards what's next? Sharp: There's always tension betwe… https://t.co/vxWgX45YSX @brendahalih @Esri Vice Adm. Sharp said it and we are delivering it! Check out our open jobs here » https://t.co/y1G8gRnzx2 #fedGISOr check out our open jobs and join our team today! https://t.co/y1G8gRnzx2"If I don't recruit you at NGA today, you're still part of the team. I want your ideas!" - Sharp at #FedGISSharp - "I've always been passionate about our strengths that as a nation come from our people and our partnerships… https://t.co/sd0b09Z5tIDangermond: How has your career prepared you? Sharp: "I've had a blessed career. It's not work when you love what… https://t.co/y2n81lwswGFirst up from NGA, Director Vice Adm. Sharp joins @Esri President Jack Dangermond up on the main stage for a keynot… https://t.co/Gr0U7uNXnVGrab your cup of ☕️ and follow us this morning as we bring you the latest from @Esri #FedGIS conference. https://t.co/RSQM0naRPpIf you answered with Lt. Gen. James King, you’re correct! Learn more about the former NGA Director » https://t.co/OpaQZtH19A #NGAinHistory
2/12
2020
Trivia⏰: Who was the director of NIMA during SRTM, Feb. 11-22, 2000? #NGAinHistory#OTD 20 years ago, NGA predecessor, the National Imagery & Mapping Agency & @NASAJPL performed the joint Shuttle Ra… https://t.co/qLRNsqqWISHappy International Day of Women and Girls in Science! What does it mean to be a woman in science? Hear firsthand f… https://t.co/mDoL6EATXoWe are hitting the road again this week! Take the time to stop by one of our events to learn about available opport… https://t.co/F0V4ZDR96i
2/11
2020
Learn more about Washington’s surveying skills in our Geointeresting #podcast » https://t.co/bHGEsQal8NGeorge Washington, who began his military career in the Seven Years’ War, relied on his surveying skills to help th… https://t.co/QKfHVAuNjT
2/10
2020
If this makes you hungry for a new career check out some of our current openings, including student internships » https://t.co/UoDbptRfYmThis post might be a little cheesy, but it's #NationalPizzaDay! https://t.co/Yq8EkyMvY3
2/9
2020
👏👏 https://t.co/Jd7ALWjPotIf fighting #heartdisease means living a healthier life, consider a career at NGA. Employees are encouraged to go f… https://t.co/gjmn6OrSbo😍😍 Exciting news for fans of maps and history! Learn more about George Washington's cartographic legacy on our Geoi… https://t.co/a21b4C0Aq4
2/7
2020
Later Brown worked with @USACEHQ and continued to draw cities, such as this one of Reno, Nevada in 1907.… https://t.co/FRmkdO2GYxAs a successful cartographer and lithographer, Brown captured the daily life of people in towns such as Virginia Ci… https://t.co/RN2LgSOOUxGet to know Grafton Tyler Brown (b.1841), a trailblazing African-American cartographer, most famously known for dep… https://t.co/ZQ5LVGlyl9In honor of #BlackHistoryMonth, NGA recognizes some of the unsung heroes who broke barriers in cartography, geospat… https://t.co/4oq0NoeRs4We're excited to have Vice Admiral Robert D. Sharp, Director of the @NGA_GEOINT join us at the Esri Federal GIS Con… https://t.co/q2jgBcj2zu
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2/6
2020
Temple graduate Nisha Parekh used to take criminal justice and psychology courses at @TULiberalArts, now she’s a re… https://t.co/ghGq6IcZdB
2/5
2020
NGA is hiring an Imagery Analyst in #STL to analyze and interpret imagery and build high quality formal intelligenc… https://t.co/WeVK57r8vo
2/4
2020
NGA aeronautical navigation expert Jennifer Gritton talks how NGA provides for "Safety of Aviation" for more than 3… https://t.co/cNGj7URAjkGeospatial 201 series is underway! @SLU_Official and @NGA_GEOINT combine forces and explore how #geospatial techno… https://t.co/BCtBjtkHPZ
Retweeted by NGAInterested in how NGA helps keep us safe in the air? Join NGA and @SLU_Official experts for Geospatial 201, a discu… https://t.co/Fnqty7Nmv7NGA's intern application season is open and our recruiters are hitting the road and coming to a campus or event nea… https://t.co/ygwa0MGG7F @unlcas @UNLGLST @UNLGeography Andrew - We are always looking for enthusiastic analysts to add to our team! Make su… https://t.co/hpQisFwSmcToday is the day! Get your tickets before it’s too late to @SLU_Official and the @NGA_GEOINT Geospatial 201: Safety… https://t.co/Yx7UkgtuSu
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2/3
2020
@USArmy If you guessed the Pacific Ocean, you're correct! This view is from approximately 17,000 miles away. @USArmy Here's one of the first photos of Earth taken from space via the Explorer VI in 1959. Any guesses what part… https://t.co/eorv5EUAoiDid you know #OTD in 1958 the @USARMY launched Explorer-1, the first U.S. spacecraft? Over 70 U.S. and int’l missio… https://t.co/g4UTcaFdNt.@SLU_Official and the @NGA_GEOINT are proud to present Geospatial 201! The first series will dive into #aviationhttps://t.co/rChS2cWvDo
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1/31
2020
The A-12 operational lifetime was short-lived, however, as the CORONA reconnaissance satellite, which was first lau… https://t.co/5v77iiv7TeToday in #SpyHistory: The CIA gave the greenlight for Lockheed to produce the highly secret A-12 OXCART as the U-2… https://t.co/GR75zo6QVc
Retweeted by NGA“If we can’t beat the machines, we need to join them - our mission is to humanly engage in the machine age, that is… https://t.co/Q1rXJy1hUX
Retweeted by NGAPuzzles come in all shapes and formats – like jigsaws or intelligence products. Lucky for you, we have our very own… https://t.co/6FpsVrmiEi
1/30
2020
Last week we were delighted to welcome Director of @NGA_GEOINT Vice Admiral Robert D Sharp to the UKHO. Great to b… https://t.co/F2utY9i6sL
Retweeted by NGAWhat does mentoring mean to you? Leave us a comment below! #NationalMentoringMonth#ICYMI last year we sat down with NGA’s diversity lead to learn what mentoring means to her. Read more »… https://t.co/rM1mQTKT0sIn her latest @LinkedIn post, NGA's Director of Analysis Sue Kalweit, introduces a new formula for organizations to… https://t.co/MSaNP2ykHE
1/28
2020
NGA is hitting the road again this week and headed to @UABNews for their government and non-profit career fair, Jan… https://t.co/DMJYgylPX2What do you get when @armyfutures, @NavalAgility, the @NGA_GEOINT, the @NSIN_us / @DIU_x & AFWERX join forces? A s… https://t.co/v2Ut1ieG1a
Retweeted by NGAInterested in helping build the next “big” thing in St. Louis? Read about the ways you can get involved in the cons… https://t.co/Qc7N7jCjwM
1/27
2020
Interested in learning about opportunities within the IC for students? Check out the Secure Your Future: Scholarshi… https://t.co/LibhfG4Ye3
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1/25
2020
#FBF to the Cuban Missile Crisis. “That’s when imagery analysis became an art & a science, practiced by people at t… https://t.co/6aYxB9TRv2
1/24
2020
Sometimes you need to step away from the computer and practice your handwriting skills. Happy… https://t.co/FdscjjcjAMAs work begins on Next NGA West, the the new National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency campus, GeoFutures plans for t… https://t.co/BIVb5s1UUV
Retweeted by NGAFor 23 Jan 20, NGA St. Louis facilities are OPEN with a 2-HR delay authorized. For more information, please see: https://t.co/FqiHtNBzUJ
1/23
2020
NGA is looking for its next bathymetrist. As a bathymetrist you will support NGA's maritime safety of navigation, o… https://t.co/QhTyHKf9N1
1/22
2020
“We must harness the revolution in remote sensing and geo-located data to counter the evolution of our adversaries’… https://t.co/PIwvh9BjAANGA is hitting the road for the first time in 2020! We will be at the @OhioState career fair today and the @TAMUsechttps://t.co/PlVqwkiC3g
1/21
2020
Today we honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for his achievements and the lasting legacy of his principles. #MLKDay https://t.co/1ULLtZ2dPx
1/20
2020
Find out what made NGA's lead for discovering commercial #GEOINT solutions switch from studying medicine to studyin… https://t.co/bLs0tnMij6
1/16
2020
@StateDept @USAID @Southcom @DHSgov This painted palm frond was awarded to NGA’s Maritime Safety Office as a token… https://t.co/Hqalo4o0hl @StateDept @USAID @Southcom @DHSgov Not long after the crisis struck, NGA’s Maritime Safety Office issued warnings… https://t.co/WpykhY4l2s @StateDept @USAID @Southcom @DHSgov Overnight, internally displaced person’s camps, like the one pictured here, pop… https://t.co/5ZBslvW2aY#OTD in 2010, a 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti, the strongest earthquake to hit the island in 200+ years. NGA assisted… https://t.co/wKJf5jiuGC
1/12
2020
The #GreatWar became the ultimate agent for geospatial changes across Europe. Check out the larger story of the geo… https://t.co/wyK3fehz45Ever heard of the Sykes-Picot agreement? Prior to the #TreatyofVersailles, this 1916 agreement divided control and… https://t.co/sebulPUnEb#OTD in 1920, the #TreatyofVersailles took effect. What’s the significance? For starters, the peace negotiations ho… https://t.co/StXPv2lDfi
1/10
2020
NGA is looking for a Cybersecurity Engineer to monitor security controls, assess threats and vulnerabilities and mi… https://t.co/zzYXTR81Je
1/9
2020
NGA is hiring a cybersecurity management officer! Help lead, coordinate, articulate and track actions related to de… https://t.co/4PcJEJoG98
1/8
2020
The correct answer is Nathaniel Bowditch! Watch to learn more about his storied publication and thanks for joining… https://t.co/T2GuDr1gOP
1/4
2020

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