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Launch is never boring and success is never a guarantee. With 16 launches now under our belt, the majority of those having launched in the last 2 years, Spire already launches satellites into orbit more often than any other company in the world. But 3 launches in under 3 weeks? We thought this deserved a mention.
The UK Space Agency has awarded more than £4 million to Spire Global, a satellite powered data company, to demonstrate cutting-edge space technology including ‘parallel super-computing’, UK Government ministers Lord Henley and Lord Duncan announced today.
Today, Spire Global announces that it is continuing its global expansion with a closing of its Series C and the opening of a new Luxembourg office. The office will serve as Spire’s full-service European headquarters. The Luxembourg Future Fund (LFF) has committed today to becoming a shareholder in Spire, participating in Spire’s $70m Series C financing round closing later this month.
Today, Spire Global Inc. announces Global Fishing Watch has successfully integrated Spire Sense data into its global transparency platform. The platform is the first publicly available system that tracks nearly all industrial-sized commercial fishing vessels on the ocean, giving governments, fisheries, industry, and NGO’s the information that they need to tackle the illegal fishing and overfishing that is decimating fish stocks.
We would be delighted to have you join us From January 31st to February 2nd in Glasgow, UK for DATA.SPACE 2018. It’s a unique global conference brings together data users, providers, investors, and startups to do deals, talk challenges, and get the latest information around space-enabled data. This year, the conference will focus on the platforms that data users utilize and challenges that these platforms pose.
Today, leaders in the small satellite sector announced the founding of the Commercial Smallsat Spectrum Management Association (CSSMA). The group aims to create the conditions for a coordinated, transparent, and expedited spectrum coordination process among commercial small satellite users, government users, and other space and terrestrial users, as well as to represent the small satellite community’s views on spectrum and other policy matters.
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