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by | Nov 12, 2021

BlackSky speaks on space-as-a-service at dubai air show 2021, offers first public viewing of spectra ai satellite tasking platform in middle east

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – November 12, 2021 – BlackSky (NYSE: BKSY) Vice President of International Business Development & Sales Andy Stephenson will participate in the Dubai Airshow 2021 Space Forum to discuss the innovative concept of Space-as-a-Service.

“The real winners in the new Space-as-a-Service race are thinking well beyond access to launch vehicles. The key competitive advantage in this game is access to real-time geospatial intelligence,” said Stephenson.

Stephenson leads BlackSky’s international business for the defense, intelligence and national security markets and has proudly served in the British armed forces and the Royal Corps of Signals.

The panel discussion will explore how artificial intelligence and cloud-based technologies enable the deployment of new space sensors and real-time data analysis, as well as how customers can integrate geospatial intelligence to gain a meaningful competitive advantage.

Stephenson will highlight how BlackSky’s disruptive, integrated satellite-to-analytics model streamlines customer experience and delivers actionable insights in 90 min. or less.

When:   1:05 p.m. to 1:35 p.m., November 16

Where: Aerospace 2050 Conference Area

Product Demonstration: BlackSky Spectra AI

Dubai Air Show attendees are invited to participate in the first-ever, public product demonstrations in the Middle East of BlackSky’s satellite tasking and artificial intelligence analytics platform, Spectra AI. Expect to see how quicky a single user can select a location, add automated aircraft and vessel identification monitoring, and task BlackSky’s proprietary satellite constellation in minutes, with no human interaction required.

When:   RSVP and walk-ups welcome, November 14-18, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Aerospace in the U.S. Pavilion, Stand #1746




About BlackSky Technology Inc.

BlackSky (NYSE: BKSY) is a leading provider of real-time geospatial intelligence. BlackSky monitors activities and facilities worldwide by harnessing the world’s emerging sensor networks and leveraging its own satellite constellation. BlackSky processes millions of data elements daily from its constellation as well as a variety of space, IoT, and terrestrial-based sensors and data feeds. BlackSky’s on-demand constellation of satellites can image a location multiple times throughout the day. BlackSky monitors for pattern-of-life anomalies to produce alerts and enhance situational awareness. BlackSky’s monitoring service, Spectra AI, is powered by cutting-edge compute techniques including machine learning, artificial intelligence, computer vision, and natural language processing. BlackSky’s global monitoring solution is available via a simple subscription and requires no IT infrastructure or setup.

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