24 august 2019

Will on-demand tasking give this company an edge?


One company hopes its near-real time satellite imagery will give it a distinct advantage as the National Reconnaissance Office seeks to expand its purchasing of commercial imagery. Using a constellation of 36 micro-satellites, Capella plans to provide on demand Synthetic Aperture Radar imagery. Because the images are produced via radar, the satellites can provide three dimensional geospatial data regardless of weather. “SAR is addressing the issue of the lack of ability to collect imagery in [...]