Thales Alenia Space, Telespazio, and Spaceflight Industries partner to accelerate the BlackSky geospatial platform and short revist time constellation

On 15/09/2017 the Space Alliance, formed by Thales Alenia Space and Telespazio, signed a partnership with the US-based company Spaceflight Industries to boost the BlackSky constellation.

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09/15/2017

On 15/09/2017 the Space Alliance, formed by Thales Alenia Space and Telespazio, signed a partnership with the US-based company Spaceflight Industries to boost the BlackSky constellation.

The agreement includes the following elements:

  • A minority investment in Spaceflight Industries, which through its BlackSky business, has developed a geospatial platform and plans to build and operate a constellation of 60 small high-resolution EO satellites featuring very short revisit times;
  • The creation of an industrial Joint Venture in the United States between Thales Alenia Space and Spaceflight Industries specialized in the production of small satellites;
  • The implementation of a Joint Cooperation and Marketing Agreement between Telespazio and BlackSky enhancing their respective product and analytics portfolios on the market

To read more about this news, please visit: https://www.thalesgroup.com/en/worldwide/space/press-release/thales-alen...

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