Commercial advances in satellite system development, launch capabilities, and measurement technologies have led to a paradigm shift in the space industry. U.S. government agencies have the opportunity to leverage these new technologies, such as cl…
Leaders of the United States, Japan, India and Australia have agreed to launch a satellite-based initiative to help countries in the Indo-Pacific region track illegal fishing and other suspicious maritime activities.
South Korean startup NaraSpace Technology will use the $7.88 million to pursue the development of optical remote-sensing nanosatellites.
The National Reconnaissance Office has issued contracts to satisfy immediate needs for commercial satellite data, while drafting requirements to bring commercial capabilities into an integrated architecture that includes classified U.S. government systems.
Geospatial intelligence company Orbital Insight announced plans April 25 to bring high-resolution imagery from Satellogic, an Earth observation company based in Argentina, into its geospatial intelligence platform.
Kleos Space announced plans April 25 to offer customers dedicated, taskable radio frequency monitoring capabilities.
The Pelican constellation, scheduled to begin launching in early 2023 will offer at least 10 daily views of Earth’s land mass and as many as 32 views of midlatitude locations with a resolution of 30 centimeters per pixel.
Acme AtronOmatic, vendor of the MyRadar weather app, won FCC approval to launch satellites to demonstrate technology for a constellation that ultimately could include 250 satellites or more.
South Korea’s Earth observation company SI Imaging Services (SIIS) turned down a request to share satellite imagery of Ukraine and neighboring countries to assist Ukrainian efforts to repel Russia’s invasion.
EOS Data Analytics is asking Earth observation companies around the world to share up-to-date optical and radar satellite imagery of Ukraine.
Capacity is the biggest constraint for Orbital Sidekick, the hyperspectral imaging startup that is acquiring data from Aurora, its first sensor launched in June.
Small satellite constellations provide valuable communications links in the wake of natural disasters, according to speakers at the SmallSat Symposium here.
Near Space Labs is upgrading instruments mounted on its Swifty high-altitude balloons to capture imagery with a resolution of 10 centimeters per pixel.
NASA intends to continue buying data gathered by commercial Earth-observation satellites.
Sony plans to launch a six-unit cubesat with a full-frame camera later this year as part of its Star Sphere project that seeks collaboration with artists, entertainers and educators.
NASA’s Earth Science Division is preparing to launch four satellite missions in 2022 to provide observations of weather conditions, mineral dust, oceans and surface water.
HyspecIQ is beginning to fill out its advisory board, a move that offers clues to the hyperspectral imagery applications the startup plans to address.