BlackSky wins $1.7 million NASA contract to advance Earth science research
BlackSky Technology Inc. (NYSE: BKSY) announced an initial $1.7 million investment from NASA to evaluate the accessibility, accuracy, quality and usefulness of its image data services for the commercial Smallsat Data Acquisition (CSDA) program. I received a phone order.
Dr. Patrick O’Neil, BlackSky’s Chief Innovation Officer, said:
“NASA-funded investigators will benefit from efficient, on-demand access to BlackSky’s dawn-to-dusk imagery data with advanced search and collection flexibility through the Spectra AI task and analysis platform. We are honored to contribute to NASA and its earth science mission,” added O’Neill.
This call order will be announced in November 2021 to provide NASA with frequently revisited satellite imagery data to support the development of applications for the benefit of existing Earth system science and society. Commercial Smallsat data acquisition program, published under a single-source bulk purchase agreement. .
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