KeyW, Spire Global Partner for Space Tech Demo; Bill Weber Quoted

Spire Global has been chosen to provide hosted payload services to support KeyW’s demonstration of space-based technology platforms and deployment of larger constellations.

KeyW CEO Bill Weber said in a statement published Monday that the company aims to demonstrate its ability to support intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions through the partnership.

Spire operates a constellation of nanosatellites and a network of  ground stations built to collect shipping, aircraft and weather data. The company also hosts third-party payloads on its satellites as part of its “space-as-a-service” offering.

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