The location of Spaceport Colorado at the Colorado Air and Space Port, formerly Front Range Airport near Watkins, is a big factor, in addition to high-tech and meteorological communities in Colorado, why Spire Global Inc., a company on the cutting edge of using small satellites to provide data on weather, climate and even the location of ships around the world, is expanding its Boulder office to make it a key hub of its operations. Spire Global Inc. will show off its new 25,000-square-foot custom weather satellite center in Boulder on Wednesday. It will be the largest of Spire’s five offices. Read more below.

Boulder to be site of global satellite company’s largest facility

A company on the cutting edge of using small satellites to gather data on weather, climate and other information for government agencies and businesses is opening what will be its largest office in…