Earth Imaging Journal: Remote Sensing, Satellite Images, Satellite Imagery
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Aquila Space

NASA AMES Research Park, Building 503

340 Cody Road

Moffett Field, CA 94035

www.aquilaspac.com

Corvus-BC and Corvus-HD make up the Landmapper satellites. The BC is a 6U remote sensing nano-satellite with 22m GSD and the HD is a 16U has a 2.5m GSD (both at 600km). Agriculture planning, water monitoring and land management are just a few applications targeted. Imagery will be available through the orthorectified imagery API and through their partner Astro Digital.

 

Hera Systems

6389 San Ignacio Ave.

San Jose, CA 95119

844-437-2797

www.herasys.com

Hera Systems will launch a constellation of nine 1-meter resolution satellites in October 2016. The satellites will deliver fresh, daily imagery and video of the Earth, as well as intelligent analytics and derived information products.

 

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ImageSat International N.V.

Yoni Netanyahu St.

Or Yehuda 6037604, Israel

+972-3-7960600

www.imagesatintl.com

ImageSat International is a leading New-Space company, with 2 Earth observation Satellites, 18 satellite ground stations and over 35 customers worldwide. ImageSat is developing innovative satellite constellation for defense & commercial applications, employing various unique sensors. ImageSat expertise in image and big data analysis provide its customers with insightful and actionable information.

 

OmniEarth

251 18th St. South, Ste. 650

Arlington, VA 22202

888-838-6318

www.omniearth.net

Our desire to investigate unanswered questions about our changing Earth led us to create a company that produces a reliable, constant data stream and enhanced decision making tools for subscribers in the agriculture, forestry, energy, civil and military markets … and everyone else who needs a more comprehensive understanding of Earth.

 

Planet Labs

346 9th St.

San Francisco, CA 94103

844-892-0786

www.planet.com

Founded in 2010 by a team of ex-NASA scientists, Planet Labs is driven by a mission to image the entire Earth every day, and provide universal access to that data. The company has multiple “Flocks” of 87 Dove cubesat satellites in orbit with a 3-5 m optical resolution and open data access. The acquisition of BlackBridge in July 2015 added 5 RapidEye satellites to their offering.

 

Skybox Imaging

1061 Terra Bella Ave.

Mountain View, CA 94043

www.skyboximaging.com

Skybox is about unlocking the human story by approaching daily global activity as the world’s largest data science problem. We call this Earth Observation 2.0, where satellites are simply sensors and the magic is in harnessing scalable computing and unbounded analytics to find answers to the world’s most important geospatial problems regardless of data source.

 

Spire

33 Norfolk St.

San Francisco, CA 94103

415-356-3400

www.spire.com

Spire is a satellite-powered data company that tackles the world’s most unpredictable business challenges with truly global data solutions. By providing unique data from any point on Earth, every hour, Spire offers a competitive advantage for organizations that require insight into areas such as global trade, weather, shipping and supply chain, illegal fishing, and maritime domain awareness.

 

Surrey Satellite Technology US LLC

345 Inverness Drive South, Suite 100

Englewood, CO 80112

303-790-0653

www.sst-us.com

The smallsat revolution started 30 years ago with small satellite pioneer Surrey Satellite Technology, the world’s premier provider of operational and commercial satellite programs. With 43 satellites launched successfully and 240 years of on-orbit experience gained, Surrey is changing the economics of space through innovation, cost-effectiveness, reliability and rapid response.

 

Urthecast

1055 Canada Place, Suite 33

Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3, Canada

604-669-1788

www.urthecast.com

The company currently has high-definition cameras on the International Space Station as well as the Deimos 1 and Deimos 2 Earth observation satellites. They plan to launch a constellation of 16 optical and Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellites.