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Spire Global announces space services agreement with GHGSat to launch satellites for greenhouse gas emissions monitoring

By GeoConnexion - 2nd November 2022 - 21:40

Spire Global, a global provider of space-based data, analytics and space services, announced a Space Services agreement with GHGSat, a provider of high-resolution methane monitoring from space, to expand its satellite constellation for greenhouse gas emissions monitoring. Under the agreement, Spire will launch three 16U satellites in 2023 that will carry GHGSat’s payload and provide the company with Spire’s robust, scalable, and simple-to-integrate API to effortlessly receive its data and operate its payloads. Spire’s more than 350 years of space heritage will help GHGSat, which currently operates six small satellites, meet growing demand for its business of providing timely, accurate measurements of methane emissions from industrial sites worldwide. The data collected by its payload is used to monitor emissions from carbon-intensive industries such as oil and gas, coal mining, waste management and agriculture.

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