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Digital Globe Becomes an Uwingu Corporate Sponsor

UwinguTM, LLC announced today that Digital Globe Corporation (www.digitalglobe.com), the leader in commercial space remote sensing, has become a corporate sponsor of Uwingu.

 
 
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PRLog - Sep. 21, 2012 - NIWOT, Colo. -- UwinguTM, LLC announced today that Digital Globe Corporation (www.digitalglobe.com), the leader in commercial space remote sensing, has become a corporate sponsor of Uwingu.

“We are just ecstatic to have Digital Globe become a corporate sponsor of Uwingu—in fact--Digital Globe has become Uwingu's first Corporate Sponsor Select, our highest level of corporate sponsorship! Digital Globe’s sponsorship shows this leading commercial space company deeply cares about growing the funding base for space research and education.” said Dr. Alan Stern, Uwingu’s CEO.

Uwingu is a space-themed, for profit start up. Uwingu’s mission is to create a new funding stream for space exploration, research, and education efforts around the world.

Uwingu (which means “sky” in Swahili, and is pronounced “oo-wing-oo”) was formed by a team of leading astronomers, planetary scientists, former space program executives, and educators. The company’s portfolio of space heavyweights include space historian and author Andrew Chaikin, space educator Dr. Emily CoBabe-Ammann, citizen science leader Dr. Pamela Gay, author and museum science director Dr. David Grinspoon, planet hunter Dr. Geoff Marcy, planetary scientist and aerospace executive Dr. Teresa Segura, planetary scientist and former NASA science boss Dr. Alan Stern, and planetary scientist and CEO of the Planetary Science Institute, Dr. Mark Sykes.

Uwingu is currently engaged in a crowd-sourced funding campaign to launch its ongoing series of public engagement projects. This crowd-funding campaign ends on Friday, September 24th.

Visit Uwingu’s crowd-sourcing campaign at: www.indiegogo.com/projects/180221.

For more information, contact Dr. Alan Stern at stern@uwingu.com, or at 303.324.5269. Follow Uwingu on Twitter at UwinguSky; and friend Uwingu on Facebook.

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