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Poland lays groundwork for sovereign surveillance satellite capability

26th July 2021 - 18:15 GMT | by Grzegorz Sobczak


Will Poland have a domestic reconnaissance satellite from 2023? (Photo: Creotech)

Development of a domestically made microsatellite constellation would plug a gap for Polish defence and security.

Four Polish organisations signed an agreement in early July to set up a consortium for building an Earth imaging satellite constellation to be used by the Polish Armed Forces and national security agencies.

Creotech Instruments heads the consortium, which is funded by the Polish National Centre for Research and Development and also includes Polish Armament Group subsidiary PCO; the Lukasiewicz – PIAP Institute; the Military University of Technology; and the Space Research Centre in the Polish Academy of Science.

The 50kg EagleEye Earth observation satellite (based on the modular HyperSat developed by Creotech since 2017) forms the basis of the

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Grzegorz Sobczak


Grzegorz Sobczak

Grzegorz Sobczak is based in Warsaw, Poland.

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