Skybox’s SkySat-1 Released First Images

Skybox’s SkySat-1 Released First Images

Skybox Imaging has released first images of SkySat-1 satellite on December 11, 2013. Skybox released this statement

We are excited to share the first images from SkySat-1, the first of our planned constellation of 24 satellites.  The following images were taken over Perth, Australia, on December 4, 2013 at 10:25AM (local time) and are untuned and not yet calibrated. As you can see below, features are clearly discernible that validate our goal to provide high-quality, sub-meter imagery: car windshields, varying car colors, road markings, etc. These images exceed our early expectations for quality.

Beaton Park in Perth, Australia; Images courtesy of Skybox

Crown Perth in Perth, Australia; Images courtesy of Skybox

Skybox 1_Beaton Park in Perth, Australia

Beaton Park in Perth, Australia; Images courtesy of Skybox

SkySat-1 is a high-performance satellite producing sub-meter resolution imagery and high-definition video that was designed and built at our headquarters in Mountain View, California.  SkySat-1 was launched on November 21, 2013 from Yasny, Russia aboard a Dnepr rocket. To watch video footage of the rocket launch, go here.

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