ImageSat International & Terran Orbital announce plan to develop RUNNER™, a high performance, microsatellite to be used in constellation for earth observation and imaging

Terran Orbital's microsatellite platform redefines the capabilities of satellite imaging. RUNNER utilizes ISI's ground control technology and further differentiates its earth observation services.

OR YEHUDA, Israel and IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 12, 2017 — (PRNewswire) —  ImageSat International N.V. ("ISI"), a global leader in end-to-end geospatial solutions, and Terran Orbital Corporation ("Terran Orbital"), a leading aerospace provider of nanosatellite and microsatellite vehicles, services, and solutions, announced today that ISI has contracted Terran Orbital to develop a high-performance microsatellite, RUNNERTM, to be used for earth observation and imaging.

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RUNNER will feature performance and mission characteristics enabling it to support the establishment of a high-revisit constellation for ISI, which will complement its EROS-B very high-resolution satellite and the high-performance, ultra-high resolution OPTSAT-3000 satellites currently under procurement from Israel Aerospace Industries. RUNNER will provide ISI with wide swath multi-spectral video and imagery, with a spatial resolution better than 1 meter, high bandwidth communications, massive-capacity recording, and high throughput onboard processing capability.

"The RUNNER program is an essential part of our space segment invigoration plan, where, starting with EROS-C and RUNNER, we will deploy advanced sensor layers and couple them with our exploitation and intelligence services," said Noam Segal, CEO, ISI.

"The contract with ISI for the development of RUNNER is an important step for Terran Orbital. The RUNNER will demonstrate the agility of our microsatellite platform, enabling unique imaging missions by combining high image resolution with exceptional spacecraft agility." said Anthony Previte, CEO, Terran Orbital.

On their choice to create a strategic partnership, Segal continued, "Terran Orbital has a superb technical team and is the leading provider with a well proven record in squeezing high-performance architectures into small satellite platforms. We look forward to expanding our cooperation further." Previte added, "ISI has a unique product within the earth observation community, and we are thrilled about the opportunity to work with such world-class organization."

The RUNNER constellation is scheduled to launch into a sun-synchronous orbit starting in early 2019. 

About ImageSat international

ImageSat International is a global leader in end-to-end geospatial solutions. Our solutions help our clients obtain high-resolution satellite earth imagery, conduct viable data analysis and gain actionable insights, to better understand and act upon their geo-political, environmental and economic realities. With over 20 years' experience in space imagery production and analytics, innovative technology and a multi-source data acquisition network, we deliver high-quality data, reports and research insights. For more information, visit:  www.imagesatintl.com.

About Terran Orbital

Terran Orbital is a leading aerospace provider of nanosatellite and microsatellite vehicles, services, and solutions. Terran Orbital develops advanced technological solutions for customers focused on achieving leading edge space-based results. Through our Tyvak brands, based in the U.S. and Europe, Terran Orbital partners with customers to produce advanced mission solutions at industry leading turn-times and price-points. For more information, visit: www.terranorbital.com.  

 

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