PredaSAR Corporation has chosen SpaceX to launch its first 48 advanced commercial Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellites on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 launch vehicle, PredaSAR reported on Tuesday. Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems will serve as the launch integration provider and spacecraft manufacturer.
“PredaSAR aims to deliver critical insights and data products to both military and commercial decision makers at the speed of need. We are pleased to fly with SpaceX, a proven launch service provider to further enable the PredaSAR constellation vision of rapid, persistent ISR, anytime and anywhere,” said PredaSAR CEO MG Roger Teague, U.S. Air Force (Ret.).
Under the collaboration, PredaSAR, Tyvak and SpaceX will work to optimize the deployment plan for the remainder of PredaSAR’s constellation. PredaSAR’s satellite launch marks the largest and most advanced commercial SAR constellation.
“We are eagerly looking forward to launching PredaSAR’s constellation with SpaceX, a trusted partner and provider of launches,” said PredaSAR Executive chairman and co-founder Marc Bell. “Our satellite design has benefited from years of advanced research and development from Tyvak and allows us to bring our clients the critical, persistent data that they need.”
SpaceX vice president of Commercial Sales Tom Ochinero. “We’re proud PredaSAR selected SpaceX as its launch provider for this very important mission.” PredaSAR chose SpaceX and Tyvak for the companies’ ability to provide reliable and schedule-certain transport with a proven record of successful launches.
Founded in 2019, PredaSAR Corporation, a U.S. owned and controlled company, is building and will operate the world’s largest and most advanced commercial Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite constellation, providing end-to-end solutions to both government and commercial clients.
PredaSAR is the clear choice for compelling SAR solutions, backed by a trusted and experienced, mission-savvy leadership team with strategic access to capital and cutting-edge satellite technology.