How is BlackSky transforming satellites, ISR and decision-making capabilities? I think it starts with a fundamental question: What’s important to the customer? They want to be the first to know about things going on in their area of interest, which means they need...
Global-4, our fourth commercial satellite was sent up Monday on Rocket Lab’s Electron launch vehicle at 6:12AM Pacific time. This launch completes our first inclined plane, and enables the introduction of our high revisit offering coming later this year . Thank you to Spaceflight, Rocket Lab, and our other partners for a successful mission!
We are happy to report that our Global-3 launch readiness campaign is in full swing! The satellite has arrived safely at the Rocket Lab facility in New Zealand and the launch processing campaign is nearing completion. Everything is on schedule and we’ve handed over the satellite to the Spaceflight team to start integration with … Continued
Developing a new interpretability scale to adapt to the evolution of satellite imaging This blog post was written by Dr. Peter Wegner, chief strategy officer at Spaceflight Industries, and originally published in SatNews. You can find the original article here. As a geospatial intelligence company, BlackSky provides analytics products and services to customers worldwide. Our … Continued
The BlackSky team is headed to San Antonio, Texas for the annual GEOINT Symposium. It’s been an exciting year so far for BlackSky, as we released the first images from our satellites Globals 1 and 2, and announced the beginning of commercial operations. But we’re just getting started – there is much more in store. … Continued
These images were taken with BlackSky’s Globals 1-2 satellites of the port at Dalian, Liaoning, China on April 8, 28, and May 13, 2019. Port monitoring from space is one of BlackSky’s strong suits – our point-target imaging system enables rapid revisit over a target –...
Today we announced we have completed critical on-orbit milestones with our Global-1 and -2 smallsats, the first two spacecraft in our rapid revisit, Earth-imaging constellation. As part of that announcement, we also revealed a stack of imagery, further demonstrating how our systems and processes are healthy and performing well. Needless to say, it’s very exciting … Continued
We’re in London at DGI 2019, and are excited to showcase the BlackSky platform. Come by for a peek at what we’re doing. Also, our CTO Scott Herman will be speaking on 1/30 at 2:20pm – don’t miss this talk! Come by our booth…
If you’re like us, you can’t get enough of watching the SSO-A SmallSat Express lifting off on Monday. What a historic milestone for so many in the industry! Below you can find the SpaceX webcast in its entirety, followed by the Spaceflight video featuring Curt Blake, Spaceflight CEO, providing a mission overview. SpaceX Webcast: … Continued
Last night, the BlackSky team gathered at our Seattle offices to watch the livestream launch of the PSLVC43 out of India. It was a milestone event for us. The first satellite in our constellation, Global-1 was aboard, and was the last payload to separate from the launch vehicle. Our team erupted in cheers as we … Continued