Combined pursuits will maintain assured access to real-time imagery and analytics and explore future multi-sensor space capabilities
HERNDON, Va.– October 25, 2023 — BlackSky Technology Inc. (NYSE: BKSY) won two back-to-back contracts from a legacy international defense ministry customer to continue on-demand, real-time high-frequency imagery and analytics services and conduct research on future multi-sensor space capabilities.
“BlackSky has built an unparalleled space-based intelligence platform that pushes the strategic advantage of foresight to the tactical edge within this customer’s region of interest on a daily basis,” said Brian O’Toole, BlackSky CEO.
“With the confidence of secure, low-latency tasking-to-delivery of high-resolution imagery and analytics, our customers can call on strategic space assets to inform live operations across the full spectrum of military missions in their area of interest,” O’Toole added.
BlackSky delivers thousands of high-resolution images and analytics every month to organizations worldwide, delivering transparency and insights into border crossings, nuclear and port facilities, and other economically critical infrastructure at scale.
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 in the world.
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. The BlackSky Spectra® 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 X (formerly Twitter).
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