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Company Overview of Skybox Imaging, Inc.

Company Overview

Skybox Imaging, Inc. designs, builds, and operates imaging satellites. It offers SkyNode antennas and equipment racks that allow users to create orders, schedule collections, monitor the constellation, and produce and archive imagery. The company’s satellites are used in various applications, including agriculture health monitoring, humanitarian aid, insurance modeling, oil storage monitoring, natural disaster response, oil and gas infrastructure monitoring, financial trading intelligence, mining operations monitoring, carbon monitoring, and maritime monitoring. Skybox Imaging, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is based in Mountain View, California.

1061 Terra Bella Avenue

Mountain View, CA 94043-1839

United States

Founded in 2009





Key Executives for Skybox Imaging, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Co-Founder and Vice President of Product Management
Co-Founder and Vice President of Flight Programs
Co-Founder and Director of Marketing & Customer Relations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Skybox Imaging, Inc. Key Developments

Skybox Imaging, Inc. Announces Strategic Partnership with Japan Space Imaging

Skybox Imaging, Inc. announced it has entered into a multi-year, strategic partnership with Japan Space Imaging to provide high-resolution imagery and full motion commercial video to the Japanese market. The agreement, subject to U.S. regulatory approval, will enable JSI to directly task, downlink and receive imagery from Skybox's constellation of microsatellites on a reliable and frequent basis. Skybox will provide JSI a rapidly deployable ground station, called a SkyNode, comprised of a 2.4 meter communications antenna and two racks of supporting software and equipment. Skybox is pioneering the use of Apache Hadoop, an open-source framework that allows for the distributed processing of large data sets, for geospatial applications.

Skybox Imaging, Inc. Adds Imaging Satellite, SkySat-2

Skybox Imaging, Inc. announced it is adding an imaging satellite, SkySat-2, to its fleet during 2013 via a newly available secondary launch opportunity aboard a Soyuz-Fregat. Skybox has secured this launch opportunity by contracting with JSC Glavkosmos, a secondary payload launch provider within the Russian Federal Space Program that works on behalf of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos). The previously unplanned spacecraft will substantially increase Skybox's near-term imaging capacity and accelerate the availability of timely information products. Skybox can respond to new launch opportunities like this Soyuz launch because it is capable of building a high-resolution imaging satellite within nine months, thus demonstrating the company's capability to scale to a near-term, multi-satellite constellation. The satellite will launch alongside the Meteor-M weather satellite from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan. It will be a copy of Skybox's first satellite, SkySat-1, planned for launch in 2013 aboard a Dnepr launch vehicle.

Skybox Imaging, Inc. Presents at AGC Partners' 9th Annual InfoSec and Emerging Growth Conference, Feb-26-2013 08:15 AM

Skybox Imaging, Inc. Presents at AGC Partners' 9th Annual InfoSec and Emerging Growth Conference, Feb-26-2013 08:15 AM. Venue: The Westin San Francisco Market Street, 50 3rd Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, United States.

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