BlackSky

Very high resolution 80 cm images aquired by a satellite constellation multiple times a day in a variety of conditions.


Introduction

BlackSky's constellation consists of 14 satellites launched into a mid-inclination orbit that provide high revisit rate cadence, responsive last-minute tasking, and timely collect-to-data-delivery latency timeframes.

A BlackSky image of New York (USA)
A BlackSky image of New York (USA)

Product information

Geographic coverage

The geographic coverage is global.

Technical specifications

SpecificationsDescription
Spatial resolutionVery high resolution (0.83–1.3 m)
Image typeOptical
Minimum scene size26 km2 to 33 km2
Acquisition modesArea Coverage
Burst
Standard
Stereo
Product bundlesOrthorectified:
  • Ortho GeoTIFF
  • Ortho NITF
Non-orthorectified:
  • NonOrtho GeoTIFF
  • NonOrtho NITF
Incidence angleUp to 30°
File formatsNITF
GeoTIFF
Revisit frequency15 revisits per day
Spectral bandsRGB
Panchromatic
Georeferencing accuracy< 20 m CE90 globally
Bit depths16 bits per pixel
Coordinate systemWGS84 (EPSG4326)

UP42 data products

Data productIDGeometric processing levelProduct bundlesImage formats
Custom613ad1f5-4148-4460-a316-1a97e46058f9Orthorectified
Non-orthorectified
AnyNITF
GeoTIFF