Spaceflight Prepares to Launch Eleven Spacecraft on India’s PSLV-C40

Cubesat integration complete as rideshare launch service provider prepares to deploy spacecraft for veteran and first-time customers in early January Seattle – December 4, 2017 – Spaceflight, the leading satellite rideshare and mission management provider, today announced it will be launching 11 spacecraft in early January from India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV). Spacecraft include … Continued

Spaceflight Successfully Completes Modal Survey for SSO-A Spacecraft

Test validates the accuracy of the computer model, which allows accurate predictions of launch stress Seattle – Oct. 4, 2017 — Spaceflight, the company reinventing the model for launching small satellites into space, today announced its SSO-A Integrated Payload Stack has successfully completed a modal survey of the primary structure. The series of tests, conducted … Continued

Spaceflight Awarded First NASA Contract for Launch of U-Class Payloads

NASA KSC multi-year contract includes integration and launch of 72U capacity of cubesat rideshare Seattle – October 2, 2017 – Spaceflight, the leading satellite rideshare and mission management provider, today announced it was awarded its first NASA Kennedy Space Center Contract (KSC) for launch and integration services. The multi-year contract covers launch services in 2018 … Continued

Thales Alenia Space, Telespazio and Spaceflight Industries Partner to Accelerate the BlackSky Geospatial Platform and High Revisit Rate Constellation

Parties Create World-Class Small Satellite Production Company to Build BlackSky Constellation Paris, September 15, 2017 – The Space Alliance, formed by Thales Alenia Space (Thales 67%, Leonardo 33%) and Telespazio (Leonardo 67%, Thales 33%), today signed a partnership with the US-based company Spaceflight Industries which includes the following elements: A minority investment in Spaceflight Industries, … Continued

BlackSky and NGA Kick Off GEOINT Broker Platform Program

Program to deliver a cloud-based geospatial intelligence broker platform SEATTLE – Sept. 14, 2017 – Spaceflight Industries today announced the work BlackSky is doing for the Air Force Research Lab to develop and deliver a cloud-based geospatial intelligence broker platform is being conducted in partnership with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). On Aug. 29, the … Continued

BlackSky Awarded $16.4M Contract by Air Force Research Lab for Next-Generation Geospatial Intelligence Brokering Platform

SEATTLE – August 29, 2017 – Spaceflight Industries today announced that BlackSky has been awarded a two-year $16.4 million cost-plus-prime contract with the Air Force Research Lab to develop and deliver a cloud-based geospatial intelligence broker platform. The brokering platform will provide on-demand analytics, collection, and information services from global data sources. “BlackSky is proud … Continued

Spaceflight Purchases an Electron Rocket from Rocket Lab for More Frequent, Affordable Rideshare to Space

Purchase reflects an increasing demand for mid-inclination orbits from small satellite industry SEATTLE – May 17, 2017 — Spaceflight, the company reinventing the model for launching small satellites into space, today announced the purchase of a Rocket Lab Electron rocket to increase the frequency of its dedicated rideshare missions. The Electron is an ideal launch … Continued

Spaceflight Industries Reveals BlackSky Spectra; Airbus’s Pléiades, SPOT6/7, KazEOSat-1, and TerraSAR-X Join Growing Satellite Imagery Service

Groundbreaking geospatial service offers multi-spectral images from leading imaging providers for enhanced understanding of our world   SEATTLE – April 5, 2017 – Spaceflight Industries today revealed BlackSky Spectra, its on-demand satellite imagery service which enables customers to discover archive images and task new images from 13 high-resolution imaging spacecraft, all from one convenient web … Continued

Spaceflight Industries Unveils its BlackSky Platform for Observing the Planet

Platform fuses real-time satellite imagery and data sensors for a holistic way to gain insights and detect changes in global operations; Early Adopter Program includes World Bank, United Nations, others   SEATTLE – Dec. 14, 2016 – Spaceflight Industries today announced the availability of its BlackSky global intelligence platform, as well as its Early Adopter … Continued

Spaceflight Industries Shares First Images from BlackSky Pathfinder Satellite, Claims Mission Success

    SEATTLE – Nov. 14, 2016 – Spaceflight Industries, a next-generation space company enabling access to space and redefining global intelligence, has revealed some of the first photos captured by its BlackSky Pathfinder-1 satellite after a successful launch on September 26 from Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota, India. Additional images from Pathfinder-1 can … Continued

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