Shay Har-Noy, former Tomnod CEO, has joined Spire Global as the company’s general manager of the aviation systems business unit.
Spire Global plans to nearly double its satellite constellation and offer AirSafe API, a global aircraft tracking product that combines data from sensors in space and on the ground.
Op-Ed | The space industry’s game-changing role in next-generation aircraft tracking and surveillance
“Traditional” ADS-B transmits to ground-based communication systems and lacks coverage over oceans and remote areas. This is where the space industry is stepping up to play a game-changing role in the next generation of aviation.
Spire Global, the San Francisco-based company that operates 48 GPS radio occultation cubesats, says it could provide a persistent view of about 97 percent of Earth with a constellation of 150 satellites.