The Reflectance Series: Q&A With Austin Schwark

Our Reflectance Series features interviews with some of Capella’s talented team members across all our departments, showcasing some of the brightest minds in the innovative satellite technology industry. For previous installments in this series, I spoke with our Chief Technology Officer and Director of Space Operations. Today, I’m continuing the series with Austin Schwark, Capella’s […]

The Reflectance Series: Q&A With Duncan Eddy

In early April, we kicked off a new Capella blog series called the Reflectance Series. These blog posts feature interviews with members of the Capella team across all our departments, showcasing some of the SAR industry’s greatest talent and most innovative thinkers. Today, I’m continuing the series with an interview with Duncan Eddy, Capella’s Director […]

The Reflectance Series: Q&A With Christian Lenz

We recently celebrated our five-year anniversary at Capella Space, which gave us the opportunity to reflect on how much we’ve grown since the US Department of Defense challenged us to commercialize SAR technology. As we head into our sixth year, we wanted to showcase some of the great people on our team, across all departments, […]

The Capella Values Series: Accountability

Over the past few months, several of my colleagues have written blog posts about Capella Space’s company values. Today, I’m wrapping up the series with a post about one of my favorite values — Accountability. Achieving a bold vision: providing access to timely and high-quality Earth observation data Here’s how we describe accountability: we are […]

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Signs CRADA with Capella Space

Capella Space becomes first U.S. commercial SAR satellite company to sign agreement with the NGA to support research efforts  SAN FRANCISCO, JUNE 25, 2020 – Capella Space, an aerospace and information services company providing Earth observation data on demand, today announced it has signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the National Geospatial-Intelligence […]

Capella Space Signs SAR Imagery Contract with the Department of Defense

Capella Space will provide on-demand, high-resolution SAR data and analytics for the U.S. Navy SAN FRANCISCO, May 13, 2020 — Capella Space today announced it has signed a contract with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) for the purpose of providing airborne synthetic aperture radar (SAR) data to the U.S. Navy. Facilitated through the Defense […]

An Update from Capella Space on Sequoia and COVID-19

We wanted to update everyone that we are not launching Sequoia in March, and we’re working with SpaceX to determine the next available launch opportunity. We’re exploring multiple options and given COVID-19, we’ll be working on our plans and releasing more details once we feel we have more concrete updates to share. The pandemic is […]

Capella Space Partners with SpaceNet® to Expand Access to SAR Data

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 21, 2019  — Capella Space, an information services company that provides on-demand Earth observation imagery, today announced its partnership with SpaceNet®, a nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating open source, artificial intelligence (AI) applied research for geospatial applications. Capella joins the collaborative SpaceNet partnership alongside In-Q-Tel’s (IQT) CosmiQ Works, Maxar Technologies, Intel AI and Amazon Web […]