Tag Archives: Peter Platzer

Ball Aerospace, Spire Partner to Help NGA Develop Arctic Maritime Traffic Monitoring Platform

Ball Aerospace and Spire Global will collaborate to support a National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency project that seeks to increase maritime domain awareness in the Arctic region through the use of technology. Both companies aim to develop a data collection and analysis platform that will work to help the agency monitor the activity of vessels …

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Spire to Launch 20 Small Weather Satellites This Year; Peter Platzer Comments

Spire is lining up the launch of its small weather satellites that will work to collect atmospheric data to fill a gap in weather forecasting capabilities. The company said Thursday the “shoebox-size” satellites will leverage the GPS Radio Occultation technique to monitor changes in weather and climate. It added that the network will eventually perform 10,000 readings a day to build …

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