Ultra-affordable, privately funded satellites designed to monitor the entire surface of the world — once per day.
- Raised over USD$70 million to date. Investors include Global Brain, Mitsui Fudosan and Kyocera.
- Successfully developed, launched and operated the world's first commercial microsatellte.
- Constructing Japan's sole Earth observation satellite constellation.
Currently Operating in Twelve Regions
June 20, 2018
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