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June 4th, 2024
BlackSky Wins $7 Million Dynamic Space-Based Imagery and Analytics Services Contract Renewal with Legacy International Government Customer

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HERNDON, Va. — BlackSky Technology Inc. (NYSE: BKSY) won a $7 million contract renewal to provide dynamic space-based imagery and analytics monitoring services to a legacy international government customer.

“With disruptive speed and economics BlackSky is delivering unparalleled value to multiple international ministries of defense with automated real-time high-frequency, low-latency imagery and analytics products,” said Brian E. O’Toole, BlackSky CEO. “Our software-first approach enables immediate and scalable access to commercially available AI-assisted tasking-to-delivery systems that ensure mission-critical intelligence arrives in-hand to operators and analysts in a matter of minutes.”

The customer will have the ability to draw from multiple intelligence sources through the BlackSky Spectra® tasking and analytics platform with direct access to BlackSky’s proprietary high-resolution, electro-optical constellation and access to partner constellations for all-weather, day and night, and very high-resolution imagery.

“BlackSky Spectra is an industry-leading, data-agnostic SaaS platform that can fuse data from multiple sources and is well-suited to solve the diverse set of critical national security challenges our customers face every day,” add O’Toole. “In addition to having a highly intuitive user interface, Spectra fits seamlessly into customer workflows and provides immediate operational mission value at scale.”

About BlackSky

BlackSky is a real-time, space-based intelligence company that delivers on-demand, high frequency imagery, analytics, and high-frequency monitoring of the most critical and strategic locations, economic assets, and events in the world. BlackSky owns and operates one of the industry’s most advanced, purpose-built commercial, real-time intelligence system that combines the power of the BlackSky Spectra® tasking and analytics software platform and our proprietary low earth orbit satellite constellation.

With BlackSky, customers can see, understand and anticipate changes for a decisive strategic advantage at the tactical edge, and act not just fast, but first. BlackSky is trusted by some of the most demanding 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 www.blacksky.com and follow us on X (Twitter).

Forward-Looking Statements

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