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SSTL announces new Earth observation data contract with Airbus

30 April 2019

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Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has signed a contract with Airbus to provide high resolution optical data from the SSTL S1-4, an Earth observation satellite which was launched in September 2018.

Sarah Parker, Managing Director of SSTL said: "We are delighted with the performance of the SSTL S1-4 in orbit, demonstrated by the outstanding quality of the sub 1 metre resolution images of Tampa, Ho Chi Minh City and Chihuahua that we have released today. I am also pleased to announce that Airbus is enhancing its imagery offering by leasing data capacity from the SSTL S1-4, and I look forward to start of service shortly."

Source: Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd

Image credit: SSLT - Sub 1 metre resolution image of Tampa International Airport, USA acquired by SSTL S1-4 satellite, 2019.