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BlackSky’s persistent global monitoring services combine state-of-the-art artificial intelligence, cloud computing, multi-sensor data fusion, activity analysis, and autonomous satellite tasking to rapidly deliver essential alerts to those who need to know. Whether your world is precise or chaotic, dynamic, or static, BlackSky delivers answers.
The Right Information at the Right Time
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2021, What a Great Year!
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BlackSky ends the year with 12 satellites, including launching 6 satellites in 30 days with 3 missions, 2 launch providers on 2 continents. And all satellites become commercially operational in 48 hours after each launch.
BlackSky announced it entered into a business merger agreement with Osprey Technology Acquisition Corp. The newly combined company is listed on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “BKSY.”
Spaceflight Industries signs definitive agreement to sell Spaceflight Rideshare to Japan’s Mitsui & Co., Ltd and Yamasa Co., Ltd.
$50 million in funding secured from Intelsat
Global III and Global IV satellites go into orbit
Start of commercial operations
BlackSky completes and launches first commercial EO satellites, Global I, and Global II
LeoStella formed to manufacture smallsats at scale
$150M investment from Thales Alenia Space, Telespazio, others
Spaceflight signs contract with NASA to launch U-class payloads
BlackSky awarded geospatial services contract in partnership with NGA
BlackSky establishes contact with its first satellite.
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Release of BlackSky Global Intelligence Platform
Successful launch of first BlackSky Pathfinder satellite
Closed $25M Series B.1 investment, acquired OpenWhere
Awarded first GSA Schedule contract for satellite launch services
Purchased first SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket for dedicated rideshare mission
Closed $21M Series B investment to fund additional BlackSky spacecraft
Public unveiling of the BlackSky constellation and business plan
The BlackSky Family
“I joined BlackSky to solve challenging remote sensing problems that enable global insight for our customers. Our team is what makes BlackSky special!”Image Ops PM & Sr Engineer, Image Processing
“I have never before been part of a company with teammates and management this talented, who always act ethically, and who foster a welcoming and friendly community within the company as well.”Senior Software Architect
“Blacksky is the right place for me because I love living and working in Virginia, and I whole-heartedly agree with the company’s forward stance on justice and support for all.”Senior Systems Engineer
“This job gives me the flexibility to make sure i am spending quality time with my family. I never feel like I am under appreciated!”Sr. Administrator, System
“It has been exciting to watch our satellite launches with my family, know the potential impact of BlackSky’s products and services for our commercial and government customers, and think of the limitless possibilities for the future.”Legal Counsel
“A previous boss invited me to join her at BlackSky. We are encouraged to always look for ways to improve. My colleagues are amazing: caring, understanding, appreciative, collaborative, smart…”Sr. Manager, Accounting
“Our Finance team is a close knit bonded family and we work very well together. Finance can be highly stressful, but our team somehow still makes it fun to work together, even virtually.”Sr. A/P Specialist
“I’m excited to help shape the revolution in AI-aided insights through responsive space imaging. I enjoy the challenge of coordinating the activities. When it all comes together, it’s like music from a well-played violin!”Senior Mission Planning Engineer
“Every day there are new problems to solve and challenges to tackle. Never before have I worked somewhere where an individual can have such a large impact, and where a team is so inexorably driven towards a common goal.”Sr. Constellation Operations Engineer
“I find numerous parallels between climbing and BlackSky. In both, I am often faced with challenges in which I’m able to use creative problem solving techniques (either individually or collaboratively) to accomplish desired outcomes.”Sr. Principal SW Engineer, Imagery Services
“I love working at BlackSky because I get to work on really cool technology with coworkers whom I truly believe to be among the best at what they do.”Sr. Manager, Platform Services
“I chose to join BlackSky because I loved the idea of working for a groundbreaking company. Every day is something different and these are constant reminders of how we are innovators in commercial satellite imagery.”Director, IT
“What I love most about BlackSky is the atmosphere. We have such a talented and fun team here. Oh, and tasking satellites is cool too!”Customer Success Representative
“I chose to join the BlackSky team because I saw so much potential for changing how we use imagery and geospatial information, and I wanted to be a part of bringing that change to life.”Director, Geospatial Analysis
“I’ve been involved in many exciting projects such as supporting the launch of new satellites. The challenge and learning experience that BlackSky provides each day keeps me excited to work here!”Software Development Engineer
“Working at BlackSky in Seattle has allowed me to enjoy a great work-life balance, from designing and modeling the BlackSky constellation to spending time in the outdoors looking at Mount Rainier.”Sr. Engineer, Constellation Systems
“One of the things I love most about working at BlackSky is having the opportunity to work with an extremely talented group of individuals who are all passionate about what they do.”Manager of Platform Site Reliability Engineering
“I left my previous company after 14 years because BlackSky was on the front end of new space. My career focuses on customers needing critical data to make decisions… BlackSky is an exciting fit.”Senior Director, Account Management
“I joined BlackSky because I was inspired by the people I met from the very start. They made me feel like I was family. I felt supported, engaged and valued by all levels of the organization.”Manager, Program Infrastructure
“The work is fascinating. As a CSM I get to look over the shoulders of MOD’s from around the world. What they are interested in, the current events, the areas and sites that may be pivotal in the near future.”Customer Success Representative
“Blacksky drew me in with its promise of pushing boundaries, challenging the status quo of the space industry, and working alongside professionals with a drive to get it all done.”Sr. Engineer, Image Processing
“BlackSky is at the cutting edge of geospatial intelligence and space operations. We use our technical skills and architectural knowledge to get creative and drive improvements with autonomy and full support from leadership.”CONSTELLATION OPERATIONS MANAGER
“The company’s overall reputation, drive, and intelligence drew me in. BlackSky promotes the best work/life balance and is committed to supporting, valuing and empowering all employees to do their best.”Sales Operations Manager
“One of many reasons I joined BlackSky is that our satellites get to do something every 90 minutes I wish I could do more often…capture the world.”Sr. Director, Product Marketing