Addition of the Airbus constellation, including all-weather, day and night imagery, expands product offerings to meet customers’ global 24/7 needs
HERNDON, Va. (August 3, 2022) — BlackSky Technology Inc. (NYSE: BKSY) and Airbus (EPA: AIR) have signed a reseller agreement enabling BlackSky to expand its dynamic monitoring platform’s all-weather, day and night, and very high-resolution satellite imagery offerings for BlackSky customers.
“The combination of BlackSky’s dynamic, real-time multi-source Spectra AI monitoring platform with multiple types of very high-resolution electro-optical and synthetic aperture radar (SAR) images gives customers great flexibility for tasking requests when monitoring fast-moving, day and night operations and sites around the globe,” said Brian E. O’Toole, BlackSky CEO.
“I warmly welcome our partners at BlackSky and look forward to the strategic contributions our partnership will make as we support customers’ needs for high-revisit, high-resolution on-demand imagery, to address a wide variety of missions,” said François Lombard, Head of Intelligence business at Airbus Defence and Space.
As part of the agreement, BlackSky has reseller rights to 23 different Airbus tasking and archive imagery products including very high-resolution optical imagery from Pléiades Neo (30 cm) and Pléiades (50cm); OneAtlas Basemap products; and SAR imagery and digital elevation models from WorldDEM Neo and WorldDEM.
BlackSky is a leading provider of real-time geospatial intelligence. BlackSky delivers on-demand, high frequency imagery, monitoring and analytics of the most critical and strategic locations, economic assets, and events on Earth.
BlackSky designs, owns and operates one of the industry’s leading low earth orbit small satellite constellations, optimized to capture imagery cost-efficiently where and when our customers need it. BlackSky Spectra AI software platform processes data from BlackSky’s constellation and from other third-party sensors to develop the critical insights and analytics that our customers require.
BlackSky is relied upon by U.S. and international government agencies, commercial businesses, and organizations around the world. BlackSky is headquartered in Herndon, VA, and is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange as BKSY. To learn more, visit www.blacksky.com and follow us on Twitter.
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