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BlackSky Builds Out Strategic Infrastructure for Company's Second Major International Advanced Tactical ISR Customer with Ground Station Contract

Multimillion dollar customer investment in augmenting infrastructure demonstrates long term commitment to secure, assured access to current and future imagery and analytic services

BlackSky Technology Inc. (NYSE: BKSY) was awarded a two-year multimillion dollar ground station infrastructure augmentation contract that establishes the strategic framework for BlackSky’s next major international advanced tactical ISR Ministry of Defense customer.

“BlackSky’s on-demand imagery tasking with low-latency delivery has become an indispensable part of daily operations for our client,” said Brian E. O’Toole, BlackSky CEO. “This contract reflects strong, sustained client interest in developing the underlying infrastructure to support long term use of BlackSky’s high-frequency, dawn-to-dusk imagery and analytics services.”

BlackSky’s quickly-expanding international customer base is experiencing a new age of actionable intelligence for international governments, commercial customers, and non-governmental organizations.

Developing ground station capabilities will enable direct access to the company’s proprietary high-resolution, rapid-revisit constellation through the BlackSky Spectra AI tasking and analytics platform.

“We deliver thousands of images and analytics every month to organizations worldwide, delivering transparency and insights into border crossings, nuclear and port facilities, and other economically critical infrastructure at scale,” O’Toole added.

About BlackSky

BlackSky is a leading provider of real-time geospatial intelligence. BlackSky delivers on-demand, high frequency imagery, monitoring and analytics of the most critical and strategic locations, economic assets, and events in the world.

BlackSky designs, owns and operates one of the industry’s leading low earth orbit small satellite constellations, optimized to capture imagery cost-efficiently where and when our customers need it. BlackSky’s Spectra AI software platform processes data from BlackSky’s constellation and from other third-party sensors to develop the critical insights and analytics that our customers require.

BlackSky is relied upon by U.S. and international government agencies, commercial businesses, and organizations around the world. BlackSky is headquartered in Herndon, VA, and is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange as BKSY. To learn more, visit and follow us on Twitter.

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