Skybox Imaging has a vision of a constellation of small satellites that will deliver high resolution imagery and video of the earth at up to eight hour repeatability, worldwide. Is this the disruptive force remote sensing needs to explode in the next few years?
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Start-up Profile: Skybox Imaging - IEEE Spectrum
Skybox Imaging Accelerates Constellation Deployment - SpaceRef
Skybox Imaging Raises $70 Million in New Financing - Directions Magazine - Press Release
The Watchers - Wired
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