Capella Space & ICEYE space tech companies and leaders of commercial Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) imagery for a wide range of government, commercial and scientific applications, today announced it has been awarded a five year blanket purchase agreement (BPA) by NASA’s Earth Science Division for the purchase of its high resolution SAR imagery and data for evaluation to determine their suitability for advancing NASA’s science and application goals.
Under this sole-source agreement, NASA will have access to Capella’s commercial SAR image products, which range from 0.5 to 1.2 meter ground resolution and represent one of the highest resolution imagery capabilities offered by any SAR provider. The agreement will facilitate fixed price call-off contracts valued up to $7 million per call, effective for five years from the date of the agreement.
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This BPA is funded by the Earth Science Division of NASA’s Science Mission Directorate in support of NASA’s Commercial SmallSat Data Acquisition (CSDA) Program. Imagery procured under this agreement will provide NASA’s Earth Science Division with additional perspective for scientific research of Earth’s interconnected systems, enhancing existing NASA datasets.