Outer space is increasingly crowded with both satellites and debris. When they collide, it can cause catastrophic damage to millions of dollars’ worth of equipment. California-based LeoLabs is creating radars to track satellites, space junk, and other objects in space for government agencies and other businesses. The company is an excellent example of how private industry has disrupted areas previously occupied by the government, said Anderson. Read more.
LeoLabs is pleased to announce that we will provide our Launch and Early Orbit tracking service to SpaceX’s customers as part of their SmallSat Rideshare Program. Drawing on the success of providing this service to satellite operators on the Transporter-1 mission, LeoLabs will provide this support to users for the next six Transporter missions plus multiple smaller rideshares. Read more here.