BlackSky CEO Goes Further Into the Cloud With Constellations

BlackSky is a geospatial intelligence company taking advantage of the economics of small satellites to efficiently carry out global monitoring. But according to BlackSky CEO Brian O’Toole, the company “is more of a software data analytics company that happens to own...

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People First and Values: A Message from BlackSky CEO Brian E. O’Toole

The Executive team at BlackSky and I want to state with 100% conviction that we condemn racism and discrimination in any form. When we look at individuals along with teams and partners, we see differences in sex, color, creed, national origin, political affiliation,...

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Patrick O’Neil included in the Geospatial World 50 Rising Stars 2021

BlackSky is pleased to announce that Patrick O’Neil, Chief Data Scientist at BlackSky, has been included in the Geospatial World 50 Rising Stars list for 2021.

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A Heavenly View of the Christmas Star

In the heavens, it’s all about perspective. A rare astronomical event occurred just after sunset on Dec. 21, 2020, when our solar system’s two largest planets – Jupiter and Saturn – appeared (to the naked eye) to cross paths, creating what appeared to be one bright...

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BlackSky Satellites Deliver First Images Within 58 Hours of Launch

Our fifth and sixth satellites launched into orbit on August 7 and began delivering imagery 58 hours after launch, which is unprecedented. Those satellites in conjunction with the advanced analytics offered by our Spectra AI platform, have allowed BlackSky to provide our customers with high velocity insights that were previously unattainable. In less than a week!

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The Road to Launch: Team Reflections on What our 5th and 6th Smallsat Launch Means to Us

If you’ve been part of our Road to Launch campaign, then you’ve already been introduced to some of the amazing team members that make up the BlackSky family. With the incredible launch of our 5th and 6th smallsats now behind us we can take a breath, dish out a few high-fives, raise a glass, and celebrate. For a moment.

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Agile Space Paying Dividends During Pandemic

This June, BlackSky will launch two more satellites in the midst of an unprecedented worldwide pandemic. Despite the complexities of space and a major public-health crisis, BlackSky’s innovations in smallsat design, launch, operations, and service delivery at scale...

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Black Lives Matter: A Message From BlackSky CEO Brian O’Toole

As a people-first company we categorically condemn racism and discrimination. We are at a moment that goes beyond empathy. This moment requires that we acknowledge and deeply understand the realities that exist for every individual and their communities. We must...

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BlackSky Recognized as 2020 Innovators’ Showcase Honoree

For the second year in a row, BlackSky has been selected to pitch newly developed Spectra AI capabilities at the Intelligence and National Security Alliance’s (INSA) Innovators’ Showcase. Each spring, the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) and the...

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Knowing is More Important Than Seeing

“Insights delivered by AI/ML are bringing us closer to a global transparency of natural and human activity.” If you’re thinking of BlackSky, odds are you’re thinking of our global monitoring mission through our pioneering constellation of smallsats. That makes sense....

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