NASA Awards $476 million Contract to 7 Companies for Commercial Satellite Imagery

05 October 2023
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NASA has awarded a $476 million contract to seven companies for the provision of commercial satellite imagery.

The contract falls under NASA’s Commercial Smallsat Data Acquisition Program, an initiative aimed at acquiring remote sensing imagery from commercial providers to support Earth science research.

This contract will enhance NASA’s Earth observation capabilities by integrating data from commercial satellite constellations, offering higher resolutions, increased temporal frequency, and other advanced features.