Happy Presidents’ Day from Capella Space

Today is Presidents’ Day in the US, so we’ve prepared a week of trivia to honor the American executive branch. All week, we’ll be posting SAR images of famous places named for former presidents. See which images you can identify on our Twitter page then check back here for the answers. As the first American […]

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 […]

SAR 101: An Introduction to Synthetic Aperture Radar

SpaceNet6 Blog_Intro to SAR

By Daniel Hogan (In-Q-Tel CosmiQ Works) and Jason Brown (Capella Space) with the CosmiQ Works and Capella teams. When asked to picture a “satellite image,” most people envision something like the left side of the figure above. It’s an optical image – a photograph – albeit one taken by a very powerful camera. But optical […]