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BlackSky secures $50M in funding from Intelsat

Creates First Industry Relationship to Pair Earth Observation with Global Communications Infrastructure Herndon, VA – November 12, 2019 — BlackSky, a leading provider of geospatial intelligence, satellite imaging and global monitoring services, announced it has...

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BlackSky Awarded NRO Contract for Commercial Imagery to Support U.S. Government Mission Needs

Herndon, VA – June 3, 2019 — BlackSky, a leading provider of geospatial intelligence, satellite imaging, and global monitoring services, announced it has been awarded a Study Contract through the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) to provide commercial satellite imagery. The NRO is responsible for providing the defense and intelligence communities with access to high-resolution commercial … Continued

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BlackSky Begins Commercial Operations, Signs Agreement with HawkEye 360 to Include Radio Frequency Data in its Geospatial Platform

San Antonio – June 3, 2019 — At the USGIF-sponsored GEOINT Symposium in San Antonio, Texas today, BlackSky, a leading provider of geospatial intelligence, satellite imaging, and global monitoring services, announced it has signed an agreement with HawkEye 360, the first commercial company to use formation flying satellites to create a new class of radio … Continued

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BlackSky Completes Critical On-Orbit Milestones with Global-1 and -2 Satellites as it Readies for Start of Commercial Operations

Colorado Springs, Colo. – April 9, 2019 — Today, at the 35th Space Symposium held in Colorado Springs, Colo., BlackSky, a leading provider of geospatial intelligence, satellite imaging, and global monitoring services, announced it has successfully achieved several significant on-orbit milestones of its first two Earth-imaging spacecraft, Global-1 and -2. Demonstrating the full operational performance … Continued

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Spaceflight Arranges Launch of 12 Satellites Aboard India’s PSLV C43

Rideshare launch service provider prepares payload integration for its seventh launch with India’s PSLV SEATTLE – Nov. 8, 2018 – Spaceflight, the leading satellite rideshare and mission management provider, today announced it will launch 12 spacecraft in November from India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV). Payloads aboard the mission include Fleet Space Technologies’ Centauri I, … Continued

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ATLAS Space Operations Brings on BlackSky’s Earth Observation Constellation as Customer

ATLAS Space Operations Brings on BlackSky’s Earth Observation Constellation as Customer Traverse City, MI – July 17, 2018 — ATLAS Space Operations, Inc., a company that provides satellite communications as a service through an innovative software-driven, high data flow global antenna network, announced today that BlackSky has selected ATLAS to provide telemetry, commanding, and data … Continued

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Spaceflight To Launch Smallsats for Canon Electronics, BlackSky, and Others on Three Upcoming Rocket Lab Missions

Seattle, WA – June 11, 2018 – Spaceflight, the leading satellite rideshare and mission management provider, announced today it has partnered with Rocket Lab for three upcoming launches. The first Electron mission, scheduled for the end of 2018, will launch a BlackSky microsat along with several rideshare customers. The second mission will launch satellites from … Continued

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Thales Alenia Space, Telespazio and Spaceflight Industries Finalize Alliance to Manufacture Smallsats at Scale and Deliver Innovative Geospatial Services

Parties will deploy the high revisit rate BlackSky constellation Washington DC, March 13, 2018 –  At the Satellite 2018 conference, The Space Alliance formed by Thales Alenia Space (Thales 67%, Leonardo 33%) and Telespazio (Leonardo 67%, Thales 33%) announced today it has officially taken a minority stake in Seattle-based Spaceflight Industries, having received all government … Continued

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