Capella Space Closes $97M Series C Financing Round to Meet Exponential Customer Demand for Its Radar-Powered, High-Quality Satellite Imagery and Intelligence

Capella will use the funding, led by NightDragon, to expand its AI-enabled geospatial analytics and imaging offerings for its satellite sensors that penetrate all weather conditions – clouds, fog, smoke, rain – and capture clear imagery 24-7, day and night, across the globe SAN FRANCISCO, APRIL 25, 2022 – Capella Space, the leading earth observation […]

Capella’s End of Year Reflectance: Looking Back at 2021

It has been a busy year at Capella Space, and I am so proud of our team and all that we’ve achieved. We’ve come a long way since we started the company in a garage in 2016. I want to extend a huge thank you to the entire Capella team, our customers, partners and investors […]

Capella Space Commissions its Latest Satellite in 5 Days

We achieved another major milestone at Capella Space last week. On Friday, May 21, we released the first light image from the latest satellite we added to our SAR constellation, launched just 5 days earlier on the SpaceX Starlink 26 mission. To give a sense of why this is important, the SAR industry is used […]

First Light Images from Capella-3 and Capella-4

2021 is shaping up to be a busy and exciting year for Capella Space. We launched Capella-3 and Capella-4, the most recent satellites in our rapidly growing SAR constellation, in the historic SpaceX Transporter-1 mission. We also celebrated our five-year anniversary, made the Fast Company Most Innovative Companies list for the second year running, and […]

Celebrating Capella Space’s 5 Year Anniversary

On this day in 2016, when I founded Capella Space, I made a commitment to building a company that would provide timely, reliable, on-demand Earth observation data in a user-friendly, customer-centric way. Five years later, that vision holds strong and is a guiding force for the entire Capella team.  The company has achieved a lot […]

Launching Capella Space’s Commercial Operations

Since we founded Capella Space four years ago, our team has worked around the clock to design, build, and launch an innovative SAR satellite that will allow organizations to access SAR data on demand. Today we are announcing that we’re officially open for commercial operations — an exciting next step in our journey to making […]

No, SAR Can’t See Through Buildings

When we released our unprecedented 50 cm x 50 cm resolution imagery this week, the market was thrilled to see crisp images of Singapore, Taiwan, Roswell International Air Center and other global landmarks with SAR technology. Unfortunately, some coverage included inaccurate headlines claiming that Capella and other SAR providers can see through buildings, causing privacy concerns. […]

Capella Unveils World’s Highest Resolution Commercial SAR Imagery

It has been a little over three months since the launch of our first operational satellite Capella-2 (formerly named Sequoia) and I can tell you that this has been the most exciting three months of our journey after founding Capella only four years ago. We made history with this launch as the first and only […]