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Study pegs cost of imagery constellation at $300 million

13 November 2019

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A new study says companies can build, launch and operate constellations to gather global Earth imagery with a resolution of one meter for $300 million.

"You can build a state-of-the-art optical imaging capability with 12 satellites for $300 million," said Will Porteous, general partner and chief operating officer for RRE Ventures, a New York-based venture capital firm.

Source: SpaceNews

Image credit: SpaceNews/Brian Berger - Will Porteous, general partner and chief operating officer for RRE Ventures, a New York-based venture capital firm, pictured at the World Satellite Business Week conference in Paris in 2018.