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HawkEye 360 Pathfinder Selected for Exhibition in New Smithsonian Gallery

By GeoConnexion - 6th May 2020 - 15:58

HawkEye 360, the first commercial company to use formation flying satellites to create a new class of radio frequency (RF) data and data analytics, announced that a model of its Pathfinder satellite has been transferred to the Smithsonian’s permanent collection and will be displayed in a future gallery at the National Air and Space Museum. This comes one year after HawkEye 360’s Pathfinder satellites were formally commissioned into service to geolocate RF signals. HawkEye 360’s cluster of three satellites has successfully geolocated over 11 million RF signals in the past year. This data enables a safer world by supporting many applications, such as finding dark ships that may be engaged in smuggling or illegal fishing.

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