Radar satellite operator Iceye and Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT) announced plans June 6 to work together to speed up delivery of synthetic aperture radar (SAR) imagery, allowing government customers to obtain processed data in as little as 15 minutes.
Ursa will resell Iceye data products and the two companies will jointly develop new analytic services with data drawn from Iceye's synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellites.
Asia Pacific Satellite Inc. and Iceye, the Finnish company that launched the first synthetic aperture radar microsatellite, announced a memorandum of understanding May 15 to deliver radar imagery to government and commercial customers in South Korea.
Audacy, a space communications startup, announced a memorandum of understanding March 11 with Iceye, a Finnish radar satellite startup, to explore how Audacy’s planned inter-satellite data relay network can support Iceye’s planned constellation.
ICEYE raised $34 million in a Series B investment round, bringing the Finnish company’s total funding to $53 million, ICEYE announced May 24.
In January, ICEYE proved it could operate a synthetic aperture radar on a microsatellite. Now the company is preparing to launch a constellation.
Iceye, the Finnish company flying a Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) microsatellite, forged an alliance with Ursa Space Systems, a firm that offers economic insights from geospatial data.
York Space Systems, a Denver startup preparing to mass manufacture small satellites, has completed a key technical review, clearing the way for the November launch of its Harbinger mission.
Shortly after a Finnish company successfully launched the country’s first commercial SAR microsatellite, Finland’s president signed the country’s first comprehensive space legislation.
The successful launch of an Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) Jan. 11 marked not just the return to flight of the rocket but also major achievements for several of the companies with payloads on board the vehicle.
Although Iceye is best known for plans to gather Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) data with microsatellites, “Iceye has done and continues to do aerial SAR imagery as one of our services,” said Iceye CEO Rafal Modrzewski.
Finnish company Iceye announced Aug. 23 that it has raised $13 million to further development of a constellation of synthetic aperture radar (SAR) cubesats.