Capella (0.5m)

  • Timeliness (rapid automated order-to-delivery)
  • Quality (very high resolution and radiometrically enhanced)
  • Accessibility (intuitive self-serve customer experience)
  • Frequency (high-cadence revisit timeframes)

Product Description

Capella Space is an Earth observation company that provides timely and reliable visibility with its Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) small satellites. Capella is the first U.S. company to launch and operate commercial SAR and offers high resolution imagery (from 50cm x 50cm). Capella’s novel satellites are matched with a market-leading cloud infrastructure delivering global insights to government and commercial customers.

Through a constellation of small satellites, Capella provides easy access to frequent, timely, and quality information. Capella Space offers a 24-hour all-weather Earth observation imaging capability with a focus on the following:

  • Timeliness (rapid automated order-to-delivery)
  • Quality (very high resolution and radiometrically enhanced)
  • Accessibility (intuitive self-serve customer experience)
  • Frequency (high-cadence revisit timeframes)

The Capella constellation carries X-band SAR sensors which capture imagery in three modes, Spotlight (0.5m), Sliding Spotlight (1.0m) and Stripmap (1.2m) with all modes available as single-polarisation HH.

SensorModeResolutionSwathPolarisation
Capella – 1,2,3Spotlight0.5m5 km x 5 kmHH
Capella – 1,2,3Sliding Spotlight1.0m5 km x 10 kmHH
Capella – 1,2,3Stripmap1.2m5km x 20 kmHH