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August 29, 2017
August 29, 2017

More Ships, More Often, More Intelligently: Spire Sense Performance Reaches New Heights

The numbers speak for themselves: 75k unique vessels per day, 300k+ vessels in our database, and more than 5 million messages all coming from 40 satellites.

August 28, 2017
August 28, 2017

Harnessing the Power of 40 Satellites: Spire Launches New Maritime Analytics Products

Today, Spire Global Inc. announces two new machine learning and analytics products backed by data from the world’s largest constellation of ship-tracking satellites. Both products make finding vessels and information about them easier and faster by utilizing Spire’s easily accessible analytics API.

August 25, 2017
August 25, 2017

Maine Lobster Beginning to Roll In

Lobster is not only seen as a luxury food item but, according to the Maine Department of Marine Resources, is an over $500m industry with over 130m pounds of the crustacean caught in the Gulf of Maine last year alone.

August 22, 2017
August 22, 2017

What Happened to The Ionosphere During the Solar Eclipse?

As the sun sets, that process of ionization decreases until just a trickle of radiation remains for ionization. Most of the electrons and ions recombine to return to a non-charged state. That is, of course, unless there is a solar eclipse.

August 16, 2017
August 16, 2017

Defrosting the Mysteries of the Arctic Circle

The Arctic Circle isn’t a place that one would commonly think of as bustling with human activity. Most of the time it is not, but as the North Pole warms and sea ice melts during the summer months, the region becomes a bustling metropolis of ship movement.

May 04, 2017
May 04, 2017

Now Entering the Ionosphere!

What do the Northern Lights, your satnav, and our power grid have in common? They’re all affected by space weather.

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