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BlackSky reaching the stars with its constellations

30th January 2019 - 10:51 GMT | by Kate Martyr in London

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Intelligence and data start-up BlackSky is pushing ahead with a vigorous constellation campaign which involves the launch of an anticipated 24 satellites over a period of 18 months.

Speaking at geospatial conference DGI, Chantz Thomas, manager of solutions engineering for Spaceflight Industries, the subsidiary under which BlackSky operates, said that the company had launched its first two satellites in November and December 2018.

A further two will be sent up in Q1 2019 with plans for up to six more by the end of the year. The company is aiming for a total of 16 satellites by the end of

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Kate Martyr was the Land Domain reporter for Shephard Media during 2019.

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